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How to use Greece in a sentence
There’s a lot to see and do in Ancient Greece, including meeting historical figures such as Socrates, who is always ready for a philosophical debate.Five sensational vacation destinations from the virtual worlds of video games | Shelly Tan, Elise Favis, Gene Park, Armand Emamdjomeh | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Some countries, such as Germany, Greece, France, Italy, Spain, and Poland, have already started to offer vaccinations, but some countries, such as the Netherlands, will wait until next month to start the process.
Wet nursing, the outsourcing of breastfeeding to someone other than a baby’s mother, goes back at least to ancient Greece.Startups are racing to reproduce breast milk in the lab | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
It’s a question the world has grappled with since the time of Ancient Greece.
Truman agreed that the United States would have to step in and support Greece and Turkey.How the Truman Doctrine transformed America’s role in the world | A.J. Baime | December 4, 2020 | Washington Post
Geoffrey Robertson and Amal Clooney helped Greece fight for the return of the Elgin Marbles.Britain Has Lost Its Marbles: Elgin Loan Will Appease Putin | Geoffrey Robertson | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is in the interest of the world, and not just of Greece, that they be reunited.Britain Has Lost Its Marbles: Elgin Loan Will Appease Putin | Geoffrey Robertson | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Due to the fraught relations between Turkey and Greece, he was safe.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler | Marlow Stern | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
David Blatt has over 20 years of experience internationally, winning 17 titles in Israel, Greece, Turkey, Italy, and Russia.2014 NBA Preview: Skinny LeBron and the Racist Ghost of Donald Sterling | Robert Silverman | October 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Greece has high hopes that the giant tomb now being excavated at Amphipolis contains one of these ancient Macedonian leaders.Amphipolis Tomb Yields Amazing Finds But Mysteries Linger | James Romm | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Time is an object, but if Greece came in, preferably via Enos, the problem would be simplified.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
It is likely that in the classic days of Greece men began to make simple experiments of a chemical nature.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Lacedaemon consequently continued to be dominant in Greece till other states began to employ regular troops.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
Dan, and Greece, and Mosel have set forth in thy marts wrought iron: stacte, and calamus were in thy market.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
He was the chief of the seven sages of Greece, and founder of the Ionic sect of philosophers.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for Greece
a republic in SE Europe, occupying the S part of the Balkan Peninsula and many islands in the Ionian and Aegean Seas; site of two of Europe's earliest civilizations (the Minoan and Mycenaean); in the classical era divided into many small independent city-states, the most important being Athens and Sparta; part of the Roman and Byzantine Empires; passed under Turkish rule in the late Middle Ages; became an independent kingdom in 1827; taken over by a military junta (1967–74); the monarchy was abolished in 1973; became a republic in 1975; a member of the European Union. Official language: Greek. Official religion: Eastern (Greek) Orthodox. Currency: euro. Capital: Athens. Pop: 10 772 967 (2013 est). Area: 131 944 sq km (50 944 sq miles): Modern Greek name: Ellás Related adjective: Hellenic
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Cultural definitions for Greece
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