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Lesbos

[lez-bos, -bohs; Greek lez-vaws] /ˈlɛz bɒs, -boʊs; Greek ˈlɛz vɔs/
noun
1.
Mytilene (def 1).
Greek Lésvos [lez-vaws] /ˈlɛz vɔs/ (Show IPA).
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Lésvos

/ˈlɛzvɔs/
noun
1.
transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Lesbos

Lesbos

/ˈlɛzbɒs/
noun
1.
an island in the E Aegean, off the NW coast of Turkey: a centre of lyric poetry, led by Alcaeus and Sappho (6th century bc); annexed to Greece in 1913. Chief town: Mytilene. Pop: 90 642 (2001). Area: 1630 sq km (630 sq miles) Modern Greek name Lésvos Former name Mytilene
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