Definition of Delos

1. Proper noun. An island of the Cyclades, Greece. ¹



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Definition of Delos

1. delo [n] - See also: delo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delos

delocalizes
delocalizing
deloft
delofted
delofting
delofts
delomorphic
delomorphous
deloo
delope
deloped
delopes
deloping
delorazepam
deloryite
delos (current term)
deloul
delouls
delouse
deloused
delouser
delousers
delouses
delousing
delph
delphi technique
delphian node
delphically

Literary usage of Delos

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1. Antigonos Gonatas by William Woodthorpe Tarn (1913)
"APPENDIX IV THE SUPPOSED NEUTRALITY OF delos A SUGGESTION thrown out by Niese (ii, 13I, n. 4), and apparently approved of by von Schoeffer and by ..."

2. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1907)
"... that the signal was given for the dispatch of the Athenian theoria to delos; and it was here, as we have seen, in the oldest Ionic settlement of Attica, ..."

3. Excursions in Greece to Recently Explored Sites of Classical Interest: A by Charles Diehl (1893)
"At first sight, delos appears but unattractive; on the bare rock there is not a single tree, and only a few traces of a withered and stunted vegetation. ..."

4. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"The chorus had usually landed at delos in the midst of a crowd of spectators, and was forced to begin the hymn in honour of the god amidst CHAP. ..."

5. Herodotus by Herodotus (1812)
"Calli- machus, in his hymn to delos, takes notice both of the Hyperboreans and their offerings. This people were esteemed very sacred; and it is said that ..."

6. Essays and Addresses by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1907)
"THE island of delos is rather less than four miles long from north to south, with a greatest breadth of about a mile and a half. ..."

7. A History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1846)
"The chorus had usually landed at delos in the midst of a crowd of spectators, and was forced to begin the hymn in honour of the god amidst 1 Vol. II. p. ..."

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