[ yoo-bee-uh ]
/ yuˈbi ə /
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a Greek island in the W Aegean Sea. 1,586 sq. mi. (4,110 sq. km). Capital: Chalcis.
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OTHER WORDS FROM EuboeaEu·boe·an, adjective, nounEu·bo·ic [yoo-boh-ik], /yuˈboʊ ɪk/, adjective
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How to use Euboea in a sentence
He notes that on Naxos sheep have very large gallbladders, but on Euboea they do not.Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel|Nick Romeo|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He subsequently taught philosophy at Rhodes and died at Chalcis in Euboea.
On the other hand, no part of Greece is so destitute of interesting remains of antiquity as Euboea.
In modern history Euboea or Negropont comes once more prominently into notice at the time of the fourth crusade.
Euboea was believed to have originally formed part of the mainland, and to have been separated from it by an earthquake.
From the narrow frith begins the coast of Euboea, called Artemisium, and in it is a temple of Diana.
British Dictionary definitions for Euboea
/ (juːˈbɪə) /
an island in the W Aegean Sea: the largest island after Crete of the Greek archipelago; linked with the mainland by a bridge across the Euripus channel. Capital: Chalcis. Pop: 198 130 (2001). Area: 3908 sq km (1509 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Évvoia Former English name: Negropont
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