[ stuh-jahy-ruh ]
/ stəˈdʒaɪ rə /
an ancient town in NE Greece, in Macedonia on the E Chalcidice peninsula: birthplace of Aristotle.
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Also Sta·gi·ros [stuh-jahy-ruhs, -ros]. /stəˈdʒaɪ rəs, -rɒs/.
Words nearby Stagira
, staging area
, staging post
, stag line
, stag movie
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How to use Stagira in a sentence
Now the Philosopher of Stagira supposes that there are two kinds of Act, the permanent act and the successive act.
During the latter part of the time, at least, Aristotle and Alexander seem to have lived at Stagira.
His second wife was Herpylis, a native of Stagira, by whom he had a son, called Nicomachus.
To his wife Herpylis he leaves the choice of two houses, the one in Chalcis, the other at Stagira.
British Dictionary definitions for Stagira
an ancient city on the coast of Chalcidice in Macedonia: the birthplace of Aristotle
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