Definition for cyclades (2 of 2)
noun, plural cyc·la·des [sik-luh-deez] /ˈsɪk ləˌdiz/.
Origin of cyclas
Examples from the Web for cyclades
Delos is the central island of the Cyclades group in the Ægean.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
Delos,833 the Cyclades about it, and the Sporades adjacent to these, belong rather to the Ægæan sea.
But Patmos was not one of the Cyclades: it was an Asiatic island, at a considerable distance.
We first incommode with our presence the governor of the Cyclades, a patriotic Greek, who speaks good English and good sense.From the Oak to the Olive|Julia Ward Howe
The boy from Awarua waited anxiously for the latest election return from the islands of the Cyclades!New Zealanders at Gallipoli|Major Fred Waite