or Skí·ros, Scy·ros
[ skahy-ros, -rohs; Greek skee-raws ]
/ ˈskaɪ rɒs, -roʊs; Greek ˈski rɔs /
a Greek island in the W Aegean: the largest island of the Northern Sporades. 81 sq. mi. (210 sq. km).
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Words nearby Skyros
, sky pilot
, sky show
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How to use Skyros in a sentence
The merchants escaped from prison, and laid a complaint against the people of Skyros before the Amphiktyonic council.
Kimon also led a colony to Skyros, which island was taken by Kimon on the following pretext.
Now of this reef lying exactly in the middle of the fairway they were informed by Pammon of Skyros.
He could have no lovelier one than Skyros, and no quieter resting place.
British Dictionary definitions for 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
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