Definition of Limnos

1. Noun. A Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea; famous for a reddish-brown clay that has medicinal properties.

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

Definition of Limnos

1. Proper noun. (alternative form of Lemnos) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limnos

Limenitis arthemis
Limenitis astyanax
Limenitis camilla
Limnatis nilotica
Limnocryptes minima
Limnodium spongia
Limnodromus griseus
Limnodromus scolopaceus
Limosa haemastica
Limulus polyphemus
Linanthus dianthiflorus
Linanthus dichotomus

Literary usage of Limnos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Entangled Allies: U.S. Policy Toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus by Monteagle Stearns (1992)
"The Greek government could thus assume that limnos was included in the exercise and the Turkish government that it was not.""1 That this elaborate charade ..."

2. A Historical and Economic Geography of Ottoman Greece: The Southwestern by Fariba Zarinebaf, John Bennet, Jack L. Davis (2005)
"limnos was ruled from 1460 to 1464 by Demetrios Palaiologos, as an Ottoman vassal, in exchange for a tribute of 3000 gold coins.16 Lowry has also shown that ..."

3. Greek Islands by Anne Midgette (1999)
"Still visible here are remains of the temple to the Great Goddess of limnos (8th-6th centuries BC), as well as the ancient theater. ..."

4. Adventure Guide Virgin Islands by Lynne M. Sullivan (2006)
"limnos Charters runs 53-foot twin-engine catamarans from Red Hook Harbor to the British ... The limnos office is at the American Yacht Harbor in Red Hook, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"His 'Maitre- chanteur" presented at the Opera in 1853 was revived as 'Maximilien' in Brussels in 1870. LIMNO, limnos, a name given to the island of Lemnos ..."

6. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1920)
"In Fedra the motive is flame, roaring, withering, implacable, eddying and yearning eternally unsatisfied on that "fever-stricken plain of limnos" and in the ..."

7. Cruising the Mediterranean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2007)
"... and limnos, plus Crete, which is the most southerly island and the largest (Euboea is next in size). Not all of Greece's islands are in the Aegean. ..."

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