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Elea

[ ee-lee-uh ]
/ ˈi li ə /
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noun

an ancient Greek city in SW Italy, on the coast of Lucania.

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Also called Ve·li·a [vee-lee-uh] /ˈvi li ə/ .
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Elea
/ (ˈiːlɪə) /

noun

(in ancient Italy) a Greek colony on the Tyrrhenian coast of Lucana
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