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Chalcidice

[kal-sid-uh-see]
noun
  1. a peninsula in NE Greece.
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Historical Examples

  • Under this treaty they went out to Chalcidice and other places, according as was their power.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

    Thucydides

  • Brasidas now marched against this town, starting from Arne in Chalcidice.

  • It plays no part in the history of the Greek cities in Chalcidice and Thrace.


British Dictionary definitions for chalcidice

Chalcidice

noun
  1. a peninsula of N central Greece, in Macedonia Central, ending in the three promontories of Kassandra, Sithonia, and Akti. Area: 2945 sq km (1149 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Khalkidíki
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