- Classical Mythology. a daughter of Asopus and Metope who was abducted by Zeus and bore him a son, Aeacus.
- Gulf of. Saronic Gulf.
- an island in the Saronic Gulf. 32 sq. mi. (83 sq. km).
- a seaport on this island.
Modern Greek Aí·yi·na [e-yee-nah] /ˈɛ yi nɑ/ (for defs 2–4).
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Examples from the Web for aegina
Nor was there slight ground for the suspicions of the Athenians against Aegina.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete
This, seemed to be expedient; for Aegina was too grave a menace, as it was close to the Piraeus.De Officiis
Marcus Tullius Cicero
In Aegina, Hypereides and the others had been taken from the shrine of Aeacus.
The father "Telamon" and the connection with Aegina are neither of them original in the myth.The Rhesus of Euripedes
Aegina taken by the Romans; the inhabitants reduced to slavery.
- an island in the Aegean Sea, in the Saronic Gulf. Area: 85 sq km (33 sq miles)
- a town on the coast of this island: a city-state of ancient Greece
- Gulf of Aegina another name for Saronic Gulf
Greek name: Aiyina
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