[ aw-lis ]
/ ˈɔ lɪs /
a port in ancient Boeotia, in E central Greece: the Greek fleet set out from here for Troy during the Trojan War.
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How to use Aulis in a sentence
Then, inviting all who wished to join them, they started out for Aulis, where they formed a huge army.
Again, the army is represented as assembling twice at Aulis and twice starting for Troy.
For many days the Greek chiefs at Aulis waited for favoring breezes, but none came.
Diana was the goddess of hunting, and there was one of her sacred groves in the neighborhood of Aulis.
British Dictionary definitions for Aulis
an ancient town in E central Greece, in Boeotia: traditionally the harbour from which the Greeks sailed at the beginning of the Trojan war
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