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Euboea

[ yoo-bee-uh ]
/ yuˈbi ə /
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noun

a Greek island in the W Aegean Sea. 1,586 sq. mi. (4,110 sq. km). Capital: Chalcis.

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Also called Negropont. Modern Greek Evvoia.
Eu·boe·an, adjective, nounEu·bo·ic [yoo-boh-ik], /yuˈboʊ ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Euboea

Euboea
/ (juːˈbɪə) /

noun

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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