[ san-tuh-ree-nee; Greek sahn-daw-ree-nee ]


  1. a Greek island in the southern Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades group, 30 sq. mi. (78 sq. km)

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Example Sentences

The reason is similar to why lower sea levels awaken Santorini.

When sea level drops, the Santorini volcano gets ready to rumble.

When sea level drops far below the present-day level, the island volcano Santorini in Greece gets ready to rumble.

Santorini consists of a ring of islands surrounding the central tip of a volcano poking out of the Aegean Sea.

Satow’s team tested the predictions of the simulation by comparing the Santorini volcano’s eruption history — preserved in the rock layers of the islands surrounding the central volcano tip — with evidence of past sea levels from marine sediments.

The philosopher, Plato, linked Santorini with the mythical lost city of Atlantis that sank beneath the waves.

Santorini is an island of churches: nearly 400 of them, many topped with the quintessential blue dome.

The largest of an archipelago of islands, Santorini is the vestige of a single volcanic landmass that erupted around 1600 BC.

The beautiful island of Santorini is imbued with the history of some of the earliest civilizations.

When someone in Santorini insisted we see the blue-domed chapels of Ios, we hopped
a ferry to the party island.

My risorius de Santorini must still go on working more than fifty times.

Just at this point Conte Francesco Santorini entered the apartment, tired and drowsy.

Count Francesco Santorini helped me at this pinch with excellent advice.

In 19 the duct of Santorini was well developed but did not open into the duodenum.

The Professor tells me there is a muscular slip, a dependence of the platysma myoides, which is called the risorius Santorini.