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Argolis

[ahr-guh-lis]
noun
  1. an ancient district in SE Greece.
  2. Gulf of, a gulf of the Aegean, in SE Greece. About 30 miles (48 km) long.
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Related formsAr·gol·ic [ahr-gol-ik] /ɑrˈgɒl ɪk/, Ar·go·li·an [ahr-goh-lee-uh n] /ɑrˈgoʊ li ən/, Ar·go·lid, adjective
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Examples from the Web for argolis

Historical Examples

  • Nauplia then became the general harbour for the people of Argolis.

    Greece

    J.A. McClymont

  • I have a wife and son in Argolis, but our little girl we lost.

    Our Little Grecian Cousin

    Mary F. Nixon-Roulet

  • Many a fine sail shall we have together when we reach our own Argolis.

    Our Little Grecian Cousin

    Mary F. Nixon-Roulet

  • "It is almost as pretty as my own Argolis," she said aloud, and then gave a little sigh.

    Our Little Grecian Cousin

    Mary F. Nixon-Roulet

  • He mentions also an Eva in Argolis, and speaks of it as a large town.

    Ophiolatreia

    Anonymous


British Dictionary definitions for argolis

Argolis

noun
  1. a department and ancient region of Greece, in the NE Peloponnese. Capital: Nauplion. Pop: 102 392 (2001). Area: 2261 sq km (873 sq miles)
  2. Gulf of Argolis an inlet of the Aegean Sea, in the E Peloponnese
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