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- proper n. A Greek island in the south-east Ionian Sea at the opening to the Aegean Sea.
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It draws mostly Greek vacationers, as it's a good home base close to other tourist sites in Messinia and ferries to some nearby islands, including the Ionian island of Kythira and Kissamos in Crete.
Mykonos and Santorini and lesser known ports such as Folegandros and Kythira where these smaller vessels spend more time in port than larger ships.