[ suh-noh-pee ]

  1. a natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.

Words Nearby Sinope Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Sinope in a sentence

  • In reply to this, the Russian fleet destroyed a very inferior squadron of Turkish war-vessels in the harbour of Sinope.

    Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
  • In consequence of a vision seen in a dream he had the divinity brought from Sinope, on the shores of Pontus, to this town.

    Serapis, Complete | Georg Ebers
  • Ptolemy sent accordingly to the King of Sinope and proposed to purchase the idol.

  • The sage of Sinope, Antisthenes his master,—nay, Socrates himself—none of them were so much as to be compared with him.

  • This he said, knowing what promises had been made Timasion by the men of Heraclea and Sinope to induce them to set sail.

    Anabasis | Xenophon

British Dictionary definitions for Sinope


/ (səˈnəʊpɪ) /

  1. astronomy a small outer satellite of the planet Jupiter

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