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Strabo

[strey-boh]
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noun
  1. 63? b.c.–a.d. 21?, Greek geographer and historian.
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Examples from the Web for strabo

Historical Examples

  • When Strabo saw Philae, she was a distant neighbour of the mighty Cataracts.

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • A similar opinion as to Africa was held by Posidonius and by Strabo.

  • Though Strabo was a great historian, it is evident that he was not a prophet.

  • The seacoast on the Atlantic side abounds in fish, says Strabo.

    A Book of Discovery

    Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge

  • But we cannot follow Strabo over the world in all his detail.

    A Book of Discovery

    Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge


British Dictionary definitions for strabo

Strabo

noun
  1. ?63 bc –?23 ad, Greek geographer and historian, noted for his Geographica
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