Piraeus

or Pei·rae·us

[ pahy-ree-uh s, pi-rey- ]
/ paɪˈri əs, pɪˈreɪ- /

noun

a seaport in SE Greece: the port of Athens.

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Greek Peiraievs.
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Piraeus

Peiraeus

/ (paɪˈriːəs, pɪˈreɪ-) /

noun

a port in SE Greece, adjoining Athens: the country's chief port; founded in the 5th century bc as the port of Athens. Pop (municipality): 181 933 (2001)Modern Greek name: Piraiévs (ˌpirɛˈɛfs)
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