Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southern Greece in the northeast Peloponnesus on the Gulf of Corinth. It is near the site of the ancient city of Corinth, which was founded in Homeric times and was a rich, influential maritime power in the seventh and sixth centuries B.C. Population: 29,700.
  • Gulf of Formerly Gulf of Le·pan·to (lĭ-pănˈtō, lĕˈpän-tô)Corinth An inlet of the Ionian Sea between the Peloponnesus and central Greece.
  • Isthmus ofCorinth A narrow isthmus connecting central Greece with the Peloponnesus. It lies between the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Sea and is crossed by the Corinth Canal, constructed from 1881 to 1893.

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  • proper n. A city in Greece on northern coast of Peloponnese peninsula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A city of Greece, famed for its luxury and extravagance.
  • n. A small fruit; a currant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A “restored” form of currant.
  • n. A name applied to several coal-tar colors which dye currant-red and other reddish shades.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the modern Greek port near the site of the ancient city that was second only to Athens

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Κόρινθος (Korinthos). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • CORINTH - When Sher Millis moved to Corinth in 1996, she thought the quaint village at the edge of the Hudson River was the most beautiful community she'd ever seen.

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  • CORINTH u Jacquelyn Miller pumped in 20 points to lead Argyle to a victory over Corinth in a crossover game.

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  • CORINTH -- Evan Miller scored 12 points as Granville slipped past Corinth in non-league action.

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  • CORINTH -- The village of Corinth is getting some grant money back.

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  • CORINTH -- A fire, apparently started by a wood stove, broke out Thursday night at a three-story apartment building in Corinth, officials said.

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  • CORINTH MEETS THE PRESS AND PASS POWERS PAST jACKSON - Pass Christian pressed and trapped Corinth into submission in the Class 3A state semifinals.

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  • Such was the case in Corinth and throughout the Roman Empire.

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  • The “Tentmakers Roundtable Conference of Hyderabad” (India, 1989) considered this definition too narrow because it excludes the apostle Paul himself and his associates in Corinth, Apollo and Priscilla.

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  • The conference defined a tentmaker as either (a) a missionary like Paul, who goes into business for partial or full self-support; or (b) a secular worker like Apollo or Priscilla in Corinth, who expends considerable time for ministry.

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  • The members of the church in Corinth were admonished by the letter to the Corinthians, written by Paul, to behave differently.

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