Definition of Corinth

1. Noun. The modern Greek port near the site of the ancient city that was second only to Athens.

Exact synonyms: Korinthos
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Member holonyms: Corinthian
Derivative terms: Corinthian



Definition of Corinth

1. n. A city of Greece, famed for its luxury and extravagance.

Definition of Corinth

1. Proper noun. A city in Greece on northern coast of Peloponnese peninsula. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corinth

Coreopsis tinctoria
Corey
Corfiot
Corfu
Corgard
Cori
Cori's disease
Cori cycle
Cori ester
Coriandrum
Coriandrum sativum
Coricidin
Corina
Corinna
Corinne
Corinth
Corinthia
Corinthiac
Corinthian
Corinthian order
Corinthian spirit
Corinthian spirits
Corinthians
Coriolanian
Coriolis effect
Coriolis force
Corixa
Corixidae
Cork
Corkonian

Literary usage of Corinth

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"Between the hostile worlds of the Dorians and Ionians, corinth was as between two ... corinth took the side of Lacedaemon in the internal quarrels of Greece ..."

2. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"The population of the Peloponnesus is described as a hellenized mixed race. It includes about 60000 Albanians, chiefly in corinth and ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"While the occupation of corinth on May 30 was but the shell of a victory, ... Tardy as had been Halleck's advance on corinth, there still remained to him ..."

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