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[thes-uh-lee] /ˈθɛs ə li/
a region in E Greece: a former division of ancient Greece. 5208 sq. mi. (14,490 sq. km).
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[the-sey-lee-uh n, -seyl-yuh n] /θɛˈseɪ li ən, -ˈseɪl yən/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Diomed was the Œtolian sun-god; Achilles was worshipped in Thessaly long before he became the hero of the tale of Troy.

    Short Studies on Great Subjects James Anthony Froude
  • The survivors of his army Artabazos led away to Thessaly to join Mardonios.

  • The King of Thessaly stood away from the remaining guests, and leant with folded arms and pensive brow against a wreathed column.

    Ixion In Heaven Benjamin Disraeli
  • The vicar's cousin, a stockbroker, said that Thessaly's father had been a Greek adventurer.

  • His native place, Tsangarada, is a village of eastern Thessaly, 292 far up among the slopes of the Pindus.

    The Teacher George Herbert Palmer
  • Paul's theory regarding Thessaly's sudden departure had been correct.

  • Thessaly will be joining us in the evening, too, and I am anxious for you to renew your acquaintance.

  • But there129 are equally wonderful things at Thessaly's house, Don.

  • It leaves a narrow passage for those who are going from Thessaly to Locris.

  • Thessaly is inspiring, but his influence is sheerly intellectual.

British Dictionary definitions for Thessaly


a region of E Central Greece, on the Aegean: an extensive fertile plain, edged with mountains. Pop: 609 100 (2001). Area: 14 037 sq km (5418 sq miles) Modern Greek name Thessalía (ˌθɛsaˈljia)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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