Samothrace

[ sam-uh-threys ]
/ ˈsæm əˌθreɪs /
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noun

a Greek island in the NE Aegean.

Greek Sa·mo·thra·ke [sah-maw-thrah-kee] /ˌsɑ mɔˈθrɑ ki/.

Related formsSam·o·thra·cian [sam-uh-threy-shuh n] /ˌsæm əˈθreɪ ʃən/, adjective, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for samothrace

Samothrace

/ (ˈsæməˌθreɪs) /

noun

a Greek island in the NE Aegean Sea: mountainous. Pop: 2723 (2001)
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Word Origin and History for samothrace

Samothrace

Aegean island, from Samos + Thrace, representing the sources of two waves of settlers who came to the island in ancient times.

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