or Skí·ros, Scy·ros
[skahy-ros, -rohs; Greek skee-raws]
- a Greek island in the W Aegean: the largest island of the Northern Sporades. 81 sq. mi. (210 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for scyros
He represented in pantomimic dance the scene of Achilles in the island of Scyros.Darkness and Dawn
Frederic W. Farrar
Then Ulysses disguised himself as a merchant and journeyed to Scyros.Stories of the Old world
Alfred John Church
There is excellent sense in the fable of Achilles in the island of Scyros.Thoughts on Man
After much inquiry he discovered that Achilles was at Scyros with the king's daughters.The Story of Troy
Odysseus went to the island of Scyros to invite Neoptolemus to the army.
- a variant spelling of Skyros
- a Greek island in the Aegean, the largest island in the N Sporades. Pop: 2602 (2001). Area: 199 sq km (77 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Skíros