Aegina

[ ee-jahy-nuh, ih-jee- ]
/ iˈdʒaɪ nə, ɪˈdʒi- /

noun

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).

Related forms

Ae·gi·ne·tan [ee-juh-neet-n] /ˌi dʒəˈnit n/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for aíyina (1 of 2)

Aíyina

/ (ˈɛjina) /

noun

transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Aegina

British Dictionary definitions for aíyina (2 of 2)

Aegina

/ (iːˈdʒaɪnə) /

noun

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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