- a Greek island in the NE Aegean. 186 sq. mi. (480 sq. km). Capital: Myrina.
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The first abode of Vulcan on earth was in the isle of Lemnos.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology
Charles K. Dillaway
Thus it was that the Athenians and Miltiades took possession of Lemnos.The History Of Herodotus
The Cabiri were particularly at home in Lemnos, and afterward in Samothrace.The Humbugs of the World
P. T. Barnum
For all these people were settled about Abdera, they also held Lemnos and the islands about Lemnos.
The islands of Lemnos and Tenedos were recovered by the Porte.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay
- a Greek island in the N Aegean Sea: famous for its medicinal earth (Lemnian seal). Chief town: Kastron. Pop: 18 104 (2001). Area: 477 sq km (184 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Límnos