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Chalcis

[ kal-sis; Greek khahl-kees ]
/ ˈkæl sɪs; Greek xɑlˈkis /
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noun

a city on Euboea, in SE Greece.

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Also called Khal·kís [khahl-kees] /xɑlˈkis/ .
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Chalcis
/ (ˈkælsɪs) /

noun

a city on the island of Euboea in SE Greece, at the narrowest point of the Euripus strait: important since the 7th century bc, founding many colonies in ancient times. Pop (municipality): 55 264 (2001)Modern Greek name: Khalkís Medieval English name: Negropont
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