Examples from the Web for crete
On vacation in Crete, Michlin and his wife were looking for a good, hearty meal.
One interesting case study is Sir Arthur Evans, the original excavator and “restorer” of the Minoan palace of Knossos on Crete.The Classics are Dead! Long Live the Classics! Mary Beard’s New Book|Nick Romeo|September 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This 3,000-year-old language was discovered on clay tablets excavated in 1900 on the island of Crete.Who Actually Cracked Linear B, the Ancient Code of the Mysterious Knossos Labyrinth?|Malcolm Jones|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Aunt Crete, youre a liar; thats what you are with all the rest.Aunt Crete's Emancipation|Grace Livingston Hill
He has already hinted that he does not mean to keep faith about Crete.
The ship, we must remember, had with much difficulty arrived safely at the "Fair Havens" in Crete."Granny's Chapters"|Lady Mary Ross
The tribute continued to be paid until Theseus, son of Aegeus, went to Crete as one of the seven.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
And the same was the case during the blockade of Crete in 1897.International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for crete
Word Origin and History for crete
traditionally said to be from Krus, name of a mythological ancestor; probably an ethnic name of some sort.