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Lesbos

[ lez-bos, -bohs; Greek les-vaws ]
/ ˈlɛz bɒs, -boʊs; Greek ˈlɛs vɔs /
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Greek Lés·vos [les-vaws] /ˈlɛs vɔs/ .
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Lesbos
/ (ˈlɛzbɒs) /

noun
an island in the E Aegean, off the NW coast of Turkey: a centre of lyric poetry, led by Alcaeus and Sappho (6th century bc); annexed to Greece in 1913. Chief town: Mytilene. Pop: 90 642 (2001). Area: 1630 sq km (630 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Lésvos Former name: Mytilene
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