[ ahr-guh-lis ]
/ ˈɑr gə lɪs /
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an ancient district in southeastern Greece.
Gulf of Argolis, a gulf of the Aegean, in southeastern Greece. About 30 miles (48 km) long.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ArgolisAr·gol·ic [ahr-gol-ik], /ɑrˈgɒl ɪk/, Ar·go·li·an [ahr-goh-lee-uhn], /ɑrˈgoʊ li ən/, Ar·go·lid, adjective
Words nearby Argolis
arginine, Argive, argle-bargle, Argo, argol, Argolis, argon, Argonaut, Argonauts, Argonne, Argonne Forest
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How to use Argolis in a sentence
This town and the surrounding territory of Argolis were famous from the legendary period of Greek history onwards.
A maritime city situated on the eastern coast of Argolis, sometimes distinguished as ἡ ἱερὰ Ἐπίδαυρος, or Epidaurus the Holy.
He ordered his troops to provision themselves for five days, and led them to Sellasia, as though he intended to invade Argolis.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV|Aubrey Stewart
He was king over Argolis, Corinth, Achaia, and many islands.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
They must have resided at Nauplia in Argolis; a place in situation not unlike Hermione above-mentioned.
British Dictionary definitions for Argolis
/ (ˈɑːɡəlɪs) /
a department and ancient region of Greece, in the NE Peloponnese. Capital: Nauplion. Pop: 102 392 (2001). Area: 2261 sq km (873 sq miles)
Gulf of Argolis an inlet of the Aegean Sea, in the E Peloponnese
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