- an ancient district in central Greece, N of the Gulf of Corinth: site of Delphic oracle.
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Examples from the Web for phocis
Although they withdrew their governors and garrisons from the other states, in Phocis they did not do so.
Content with this, he traversed the rest of Phocis without meddling or making.
Cyparissus in Elis corresponds, again, with a Cyparissus in Phocis.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3
W. E. Gladstone
Arrived in Phocis he was already upon the frontier of Boeotia.The History of the Peloponnesian War
Phanotea in Phocis he took without resistance at the first assault.History of Rome, Vol III
- an ancient district of central Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth: site of the Delphic oracle