Also San·to·ri·ni [san-tuh-ree-nee; Greek sahn-daw-ree-nee] /ˌsæn təˈri ni; Greek ˌsɑn dɔˈri ni/.
- a Greek island in the S Aegean, in the Cyclades group. 30 sq. mi. (78 sq. km).
Also called Santorin, Santorini.
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The philosopher, Plato, linked Santorini with the mythical lost city of Atlantis that sank beneath the waves.
Santorini is an island of churches: nearly 400 of them, many topped with the quintessential blue dome.
The largest of an archipelago of islands, Santorini is the vestige of a single volcanic landmass that erupted around 1600 BC.
The beautiful island of Santorini is imbued with the history of some of the earliest civilizations.
When someone in Santorini insisted we see the blue-domed chapels of Ios, we hopped a ferry to the party island.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking
November 28, 2013
The Professor tells me there is a muscular slip, a dependence of the platysma myoides, which is called the risorius Santorini.The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Here are two pairs of small cartilages, the cartilages of Santorini and the cartilages of Wrisberg.The Voice
Frank E. Miller
In these cases of obstruction of the main duct the duct of Santorini enlarges and performs its functions.
In 56 of these the duct of Santorini passed from the main duct into the duodenum, opening upon a papilla situated 2.5 cm.
In 19 the duct of Santorini was well developed but did not open into the duodenum.
- a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of a Minoan settlement and of the volcano that ended Minoan civilization on Crete. Pop: 13 402 (2001)Also called: Santoríni Modern Greek name: Thíra
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- Italian physician and anatomist whose works, especially Observationes Anatomicae (1724) are noted for their thorough descriptions and detailed illustrations.
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