[pee-laws; English pahy-los, -lohs]
- Greek name of Navarino.
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Examples from the Web for pylos
Brasidas had long since recovered from the wounds received at Pylos.Stories from Thucydides
H. L. Havell
Nĕs' tor—the leader of the warriors of Pylos, in southwestern Greece.
Even here in Pylos he challenges the supremacy of the Olympians.
Great and striking is the difference between Ithaca and Pylos.
I came from distant Pylos, and went about among them, for they would have me come, and I fought as it was in me to do.The Iliad
- a port in SW Greece, in the SW Peloponnese; scene of a defeat of the Spartans by the Athenians (425 bc) during the Peloponnesian War and of the Battle of NavarinoItalian name: Navarino Modern Greek name: Pílos See Navarino