- a Greek island in the W Aegean Sea. 1586 sq. mi. (4110 sq. km). Capital: Chalcis.
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The autumnal equinox now approached, and the Euboean gulf, called Coela, is reckoned dangerous by mariners.History of Rome, Vol III
- of or relating to the Greek island of Euboea
- a native or inhabitant of Euboea
- an island in the W Aegean Sea: the largest island after Crete of the Greek archipelago; linked with the mainland by a bridge across the Euripus channel. Capital: Chalcis. Pop: 198 130 (2001). Area: 3908 sq km (1509 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Évvoia Former English name: Negropont
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