- a Greek island in the NE Aegean.
Greek Sa·mo·thra·ke [sah-maw-thrah-kee] /ˌsɑ mɔˈθrɑ ki/.
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We had reached the foot of the stairs that lead to the Victory of Samothrace.The Choice of Life
The Cabiri were particularly at home in Lemnos, and afterward in Samothrace.The Humbugs of the World
P. T. Barnum
Headless, Nike of Samothrace is still symbolic of the glory of prevailing.Riviera Towns
Herbert Adams Gibbons
One which is brought from the Island of Samothrace, and is purple like the cloak of Csar.Salom
He advises him to yield to Antiochus and retire to Samothrace.
- a Greek island in the NE Aegean Sea: mountainous. Pop: 2723 (2001)
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