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[thah-saws; English they-sos, -sohs]
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  1. a Greek island in the N Aegean. About 170 sq. mi. (440 sq. km).
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Related formsTha·si·an [they-shee-uh n, -shuh n, -see-uh n] /ˈθeɪ ʃi ən, -ʃən, -si ən/, adjective, noun
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  1. a Greek island in the N Aegean: colonized by Greeks from Paros in the 7th century bc as a gold-mining centre; under Turkish rule (1455–1912). Pop: 13 761 (2001). Area: 379 sq km (146 sq miles)
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