- a valley in SE Greece, in ancient Argolis.
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This being so, he abandoned his base of Nemea and pushed on to Tegea.Hellenica
Mitsos will go with me as far as Nemea, and they had better join me there to-morrow night.
That night Mitsos slept at Nemea, and all next day travelled across the great inland plain where lie the lakes.
The modern fauna of Nemea, as it strikes the passer-by, is of a lowlier and more harmless kind.
With our Northern notions, we are inclined to ask why Olympia and Nemea did not themselves grow into cities.
- (in ancient Greece) a valley in N Argolis in the NE Peloponnese; site of the Nemean Games, a Panhellenic festival and athletic competition held every other year
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