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[zuh-kin-thuh s, -sin-] /zəˈkɪn θəs, -ˈsɪn-/
Latin name of Zante. Unabridged
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  • In Zacynthus and about Dyrrachium and Apollonia are springs which discharge a great quantity of pitch with their water.

  • The whole assembly declaring their assent, and Diophanes not daring to give further opposition, Zacynthus was ceded to the Romans.

  • Assembling a small force at Zacynthus, he sailed to Sicily and was received with demonstrations of joy.

  • I saw you talking with Snnica the rich, she whom her friends call the most beautiful woman in Zacynthus.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • Here was the cradle of the city, relic of the companions of Zacynthus as they established themselves among the rude indigenes.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • On Point Leukimme they posted their land forces, and a thousand heavy infantry who had come from Zacynthus to their assistance.

  • We passed between the fertile and indented shore of the mainland, and the islands of Cythera, Zacynthus, and Cephallenia.

  • But he lay still, breathing heavily, and he stirred but once—that was when they neared Zacynthus.

    The World's Desire H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for Zacynthus


/zəˈsɪnθəs; -ˈkɪn-/
the Latin name for Zante
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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