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Salamis

[ sal-uh-mis; Greek sah-lah-mees ]
/ ˈsæl ə mɪs; Greek ˌsɑ lɑˈmis /
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noun
an island off the SE coast of Greece, W of Athens, in the Gulf of Aegina: Greeks defeated Persians in a naval battle 480 b.c. 39 sq. mi. (101 sq. km).
an ancient city on Cyprus, in the E Mediterranean: the apostle Paul made his first missionary journey to Salamis. Acts 13:5.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Salamis

Sal·a·min·i·an [sal-uh-min-ee-uhn], /ˌsæl əˈmɪn i ən/, adjective
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Salamis
/ (ˈsæləmɪs) /

noun
an island in the Saronic Gulf, Greece: scene of the naval battle in 480 bc, in which the Greeks defeated the Persians. Pop (municipality): 28 423 (2001). Area: 95 sq km (37 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Salamina (salaˈmiːna)
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