[ lem-nos, -nohs; Greek leem-naws ]
/ ˈlɛm nɒs, -noʊs; Greek ˈlim nɔs /
a Greek island in the NE Aegean. 186 sq. mi. (480 sq. km). Capital: Myrina.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Greek Lím·nos [leem-naws] /ˈlim nɔs/.
OTHER WORDS FROM LemnosLem·ni·an [lem-nee-uh n] /ˈlɛm ni ən/, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for límnos (1 of 2)
/ (ˈlimnɔs) /
transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Lemnos
British Dictionary definitions for límnos (2 of 2)
/ (ˈlɛmnɒs) /
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
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