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Ionian Islands

noun

, (used with a plural verb)
  1. a group of Greek islands including Corfu, Levkas, Ithaca, Cephalonia, Paxos, and Zante off the W coast of Greece, and Cerigo off the S coast.


Ionian Islands

plural noun

  1. a group of Greek islands in the Ionian Sea, consisting of Corfu, Cephalonia, Zante, Levkas, Ithaca, Cythera, and Paxos: ceded to Greece in 1864. Pop: 212 984 (2001). Area: 2307 sq km (891 sq miles)


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The literature, art, and history of the two groups of the Ægean and Ionian Islands offer study for many months.

Towards the end of 1851, England agreed to relinquish her military occupation of the greater portion of the Ionian Islands.

He would have preferred waiting in the Ionian Islands, and yet he set out for that fatal Missolonghi!

Hence by a strange resuscitation of fame he has become the patron saint, one might almost say the divinity, of the Ionian Islands.

In the summer of 1809 he sailed with the expedition sent to occupy the Ionian Islands.

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