- a Greek island in the W Aegean Sea. 1586 sq. mi. (4110 sq. km). Capital: Chalcis.
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He notes that on Naxos sheep have very large gallbladders, but on Euboea they do not.Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel
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There were besides three thousand Corinthians, and again from the whole of Euboea at least three thousand.Hellenica
With him there came forty ships of the Locrians who dwell beyond Euboea.The Iliad
Their sheep and cattle they sent over to Euboea and the adjacent islands.
To these must be also added the Hestiaeans dwelling at Hestiaea in Euboea.
This was soon afterwards followed by the revolt of Euboea from Athens.
- 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