Definitions

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  • proper n. A transliteration of the Greek female given name Ειρήνη.

Etymologies

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Romanization of the Greek Ειρήνη, a female given name used in (modern) Greece. Cognate with English Irene.

Examples

  • Cited in Eirini Rizaki, 'Oi' Grafouses 'Ellinides tou 19ou Aiona kai I Dieisthisi tous sto Horo ton Grammaton: Emfyloi Apokleismoi kai Metatopiseis' ( 'Writing' Greek women of the nineteenth century and their entry into the world of letters: Civil exclusions and metatopiseis).

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times The barter network in Volos has grown to 400 members.

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  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times Angeliki Ioanniti, a seamstress, runs a small shop in Volos and participates in a network that uses barter and vouchers.

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  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times Boxes of papers in the main room of the central tax office in Athens.

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  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times Rebecca Camhi opened the gallery that bears her name in the Metaxourgio neighborhood of Athens in 1995.

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  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times A work by the Greek street artist Hope is on view at the Kunsthalle Athena as part of an exhibition titled "Summer in the Middle of Winter."

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  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times Stella Firigou, 50, said she could not pay a property tax.

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  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times Vassilis Ballas and his wife, Roula Boura, extracted the gum from a mastic tree on their 400-tree farm in Chios, Greece.

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  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times Boxes of papers in the tax office in the Pireaus district of Athens.

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  • Eirini Vourloumis for The New York Times Nikos Gavalas and Alexandra Tricha tended to their snail farm in Chios, Greece.

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