Definition of Aegina

1. Noun. An island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic Gulf.

Exact synonyms: Aigina
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Generic synonyms: Aegean Island



2. Noun. Small medusa.
Generic synonyms: Jellyfish

Definition of Aegina

1. Proper noun. an island in Greece ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aegina

Aegates Isles
Aegean
Aegean Sea
Aegean civilisation
Aegean civilization
Aegean culture
Aegean island
Aegeans
Aegen
Aegenbald
Aegenwulf
Aegiceras
Aegiceras majus
Aegidius
Aegilops triuncalis
Aegina
Aeginetan
Aegis cruiser
Aegis cruisers
Aegisthus
Aegospotami
Aegospotamos
Aegypiidae
Aegypius
Aegypius monachus
Aegyptopithecus
Aegyptus
Aeka

Literary usage of Aegina

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1. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"STRUGGLE OF ATHENS AND aegina Hostility of At this time aegina was the strongest naval power ... Legend said that the nymphs aegina and Theba were sisters; ..."

2. Catalogue of the Terracottas in the Department of Greek and Roman by Henry Beauchamp Walters (1903)
"82) that Demeter was so denominated in aegina ; of. also Paus. ii. ... Remarkable evidence as to the cult of this goddess in aegina has been yielded by ..."

3. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"11) of the temple at aegina, as restored by Parthenon, 1883). There is, however, little real evidence to support this theory, and the explanation would not ..."

4. Catalogue of the Greek Coins of Ionia by Barclay Vincent Head, Reginald Stuart Poole, British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals (1892)
"... as well as to the Cyclades and aegina. It seems also probable that the specimens of the heavier weight, 227-211 grs., are the earliest, and that under ..."

5. The Origin of Tyranny by Percy Neville Ure (1922)
"But in the early part of the seventh century Argos and aegina alike were flooded with both ... 262 (aegina); Furtwaengler, aegina, p. 448. 3 Above, pp. ..."

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