[mee-los, -lohs, mel-os, -ohs; Greek mee-laws]
Also Milo, Milos.
Related formsMe·li·an [mee-lee-uh n, meel-yuh n] /ˈmi li ən, ˈmil yən/, adjective, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. an island in the SW Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: of volcanic origin, with hot springs; centre of early Aegean civilization, where the Venus de Milo was found. Pop: 4771 (2001). Area: 132 sq km (51 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Mílos
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