from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island of northeast Greece in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey northwest of Lesbos. Occupied in ancient times by Greeks, the island was later held by Persians, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottoman Turks. It became part of modern Greece in 1913.
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- proper n. Island in northeastern Greece located in the Aegean Sea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea; famous for a reddish-brown clay that has medicinal properties
My son knew the Greek alphabet; hence, he could read the word Lemnos, although he could not possibly have translated it.
Isle of Lemnos, which is the island where Jason and the Argonauts landed, and found Hypsipele and the women who had murdered their husbands.
Sinthians were a race of robbers, the ancient inhabitants of Lemnos which island was ever after sacred to Vulcan.
Lemnos which island was ever after sacred to Vulcan.
And hardware-focused incubator Lemnos Labs plans to make roughly six $50,000 investments in hardware start-ups in coming months.
The overwhelmingly popular pet theory that has been published ad nauseum for decades is that murinail must mean "of Myrina" since Myrina is an ancient city on the Lemnos island.
Praetor Lemnos and Rish Limbaugh? as the renegade Rimborian is about to find out…
The fire festival was on Lemnos, island of Hephaestus, not Lesbos, island of Sappho.
I will vex the broad Aegean sea; and the beach of Myconus and the reefs round Delos, Scyros and Lemnos too, and the cliffs of Caphareus shall be strown with many a corpse.
What? did not women slay the sons of Aegyptus, and utterly clear Lemnos of men?
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