Eretria

[ ih-ree-tree-uh ]
/ ɪˈri tri ə /

noun

an ancient city in Greece, on the W coast of the island of Euboea: destroyed by the Persians in 490 B.C.

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Eretria
/ (ɪˈrɛtrɪə) /

noun

an ancient city in Greece, on the S coast of Euboea: founded as an Ionian colony; destroyed by the Persians in 490 bc following which it never regained its former significance
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