- an ancient town in NE Greece, in Macedonia on the E Chalcidice peninsula: birthplace of Aristotle.
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Aristotle was born in Stagira in Macedonia, and from this fact he is called the Stagirite.
He assisted Aristotle in founding a school at his native place, Stagira.
He was born at Stagira, a city of Macedonia, in the first year of the 99th Olympiad.
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.
- an ancient city on the coast of Chalcidice in Macedonia: the birthplace of Aristotle