Mytilene

[ mit-l-ee-nee; Greek mee-tee-lee-nee ]
/ ˌmɪt lˈi ni; Greek ˌmi tiˈli ni /

noun

Also called Lesbos. a Greek island in the NE Aegean. 836 sq. mi. (2165 sq. km).
Also called Kastro. the capital of this island.

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Mytilene
/ (ˌmɪtɪˈliːnɪ) /

noun

a port on the Greek island of Lesbos: Roman remains; Byzantine fortress. Pop: (municipality): 37 881 (2001)Modern Greek name: Mitilíni
a former name for Lesbos
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