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Phocis

[foh-sis]
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noun
  1. an ancient district in central Greece, N of the Gulf of Corinth: site of Delphic oracle.
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Historical Examples

  • Although they withdrew their governors and garrisons from the other states, in Phocis they did not do so.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • Content with this, he traversed the rest of Phocis without meddling or making.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • Cyparissus in Elis corresponds, again, with a Cyparissus in Phocis.

  • Arrived in Phocis he was already upon the frontier of Boeotia.

  • Phanotea in Phocis he took without resistance at the first assault.


British Dictionary definitions for phocis

Phocis

noun
  1. an ancient district of central Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth: site of the Delphic oracle
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