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Nemea

[nee-mee-uh] /ˈni mi ə/
noun
1.
a valley in SE Greece, in ancient Argolis.
Related forms
Nemean
[ni-mee-uh n, nee-mee-] /nɪˈmi ən, ˈni mi-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • This being so, he abandoned his base of Nemea and pushed on to Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Mitsos will go with me as far as Nemea, and they had better join me there to-morrow night.

    The Vintage Edward Frederic Benson
  • That night Mitsos slept at Nemea, and all next day travelled across the great inland plain where lie the lakes.

    The Vintage Edward Frederic Benson
  • The modern fauna of Nemea, as it strikes the passer-by, is of a lowlier and more harmless kind.

    Studies of Travel - Greece Edward A. Freeman
  • With our Northern notions, we are inclined to ask why Olympia and Nemea did not themselves grow into cities.

    Studies of Travel - Greece Edward A. Freeman
  • If, with Mr. Dawkins, we trace out the retreat of the lion from Europe, we see at Nemea one very important stage in his retreat.

    Studies of Travel - Greece Edward A. Freeman
  • There is a temptation to carry him off as a living memorial of the spot; but the way from Nemea to Britain is long.

    Studies of Travel - Greece Edward A. Freeman
  • The men of Sikyon alone ventured to meet him at Nemea, and them he overthrew in a pitched battle, and erected a trophy.

  • The cavalcade leaves Chorbati to make its way to Corinth by way of Nemea.

    Studies of Travel - Greece Edward A. Freeman
  • But, besides the memories of Nemea and the thoughts which it suggests, there is the temple itself.

    Studies of Travel - Greece Edward A. Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for Nemea

Nemea

/nɪˈmiːə/
noun
1.
(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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