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Corcyra

[kawr-sahy-ruh]
noun
  1. ancient name of Corfu.
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Related formsCor·cy·rae·an [kawr-si-ree-uh n] /ˌkɔr sɪˈri ən/, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Timotheus in his cruise reached Corcyra, and reduced it at a blow.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • After reducing the towns of Cephallenia, Iphicrates sailed to Corcyra.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • The Athenians and their allies were by this time collected at Corcyra.

  • For this cause it was that Periander took vengeance on those of Corcyra.

  • He landed at Cassiope, a town in the northern part of the island of Corcyra.

    Nero

    Jacob Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for corcyra

Corcyra

noun
  1. the ancient name for Corfu
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