Lesbos

[ lez-bos, -bohs; Greek lez-vaws ]
/ ˈlɛz bɒs, -boʊs; Greek ˈlɛz vɔs /

noun

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Greek Lés·vos [lez-vaws] /ˈlɛz vɔs/.
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British Dictionary definitions for lésvos (1 of 2)

Lésvos
/ (ˈlɛzvɔs) /

noun

transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Lesbos

British Dictionary definitions for lésvos (2 of 2)

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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