Nemea

[ nee-mee-uh ]
/ ˈni mi ə /

noun

a valley in SE Greece, in ancient Argolis.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Nemea

Ne·me·an [ni-mee-uh n, nee-mee-] /nɪˈmi ən, ˈni mi-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nemean (1 of 2)

Nemean
/ (nɪˈmiːən) /

adjective

of or relating to the valley of Nemea in ancient Greece or its inhabitants

British Dictionary definitions for nemean (2 of 2)

Nemea
/ (nɪˈmiːə) /

noun

(in ancient Greece) a valley in N Argolis in the NE Peloponnese; site of the Nemean Games, a Panhellenic festival and athletic competition held every other year
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