[ ee-toh-lee-uh ]
/ iˈtoʊ li ə /
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an ancient district in western Greece, now part of the province of Aetolia and Acarnania.
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Modern Greek Ai·to·lí·a [e-taw-lee-ah] /ˌɛ tɔˈli ɑ/ .
OTHER WORDS FROM AetoliaAe·to·li·an, adjective, noun
Words nearby Aetolia
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How to use Aetolia in a sentence
Hereupon Acilius interrupted them by saying, “Is this really the case, men of Aetolia?”
And such persons, after the completion of the treaty, shall not be allowed to return to Aetolia.
The old Countess-palatine of Aetolia was descended directly from a certain knight who treated his hostlers like princes.Walter Pieterse|Multatuli
Either then he has been transferred from Aetolia, the home of his ancestors; or he is a late addition, due to Ionic poets.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
The political constitution of Aetolia, in the time referred to, is unknown.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for Aetolia
/ (iːˈtəʊlɪə) /
a mountainous region forming (with the region of Acarnania) a department of W central Greece, north of the Gulf of Patras: a powerful federal state in the 3rd century bc . Chief city: Missolonghi. Pop (with Acarnania): 219 092 (2001). Area: 5461 sq km (2108 sq miles)
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