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  • proper noun island of Turkey in the north-eastern Aegean Sea

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἴμβρος (Imbros).

Examples

  • Now Samothrace, according to the map, appeared to be not only out of all seeing distance from the Troad, but to be entirely shut out from it by the intervening Imbros, which is a larger island, stretching its length right athwart the line of sight from Samothrace to Troy.

    Eothen

  • Now Samothrace, according to the map, appeared to be not only out of all seeing distance from the Troad, but to be entirely shut out from it by the intervening Imbros, which is a larger island, stretching its length right athwart the line of sight from Samothrace to

    Eothen, or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

  • "Imbros," Rhavas answered; if he followed the road ahead, it would lead him there.

    Bridge of the Separator

  • It happened near a place called Imbros, northeast of Videssos the city. "

    Bridge of the Separator

  • Thence did they row with eagerness over the depths of the black Sea, having on the one side the land of the Thracians, on the other Imbros on the south; and as the sun was just setting they reached the foreland of the Chersonesus.

    The Argonautica

  • Imbros, and Lemnos, but the four which were hindermost were caught off Elaeus.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • He arrives in a moment from the isles of Lemnos and Imbros; there is something fine in coming from two islands at once.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Amongst others they destroy the Temple of Edessa, the Cabeireion of Imbros, the Temple of Zeus in Apamea, the Temple of Apollo in Dydima and all the Temples of Palmyra.

    The Church-State Alliance and the future of humanity

  • Peloponnesians took, together with the crew; two others without the crews; a fourth they burnt on the shore of Imbros; the crew escaped.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • On the following day they came to Elaeus, where they remained at anchor, and the ships which had taken refuge at Imbros joined them; the next five days were spent in making preparations for the impending engagement.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

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