Thera

[ theer-uh ]
/ ˈθɪər ə /
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noun

a Greek island in the S Aegean, in the Cyclades group. 30 sq. mi. (78 sq. km).

Also Thira.

Also called Santorin, Santorini.

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Thera

/ (ˈθɪərə) /

noun

a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of a Minoan settlement and of the volcano that ended Minoan civilization on Crete. Pop: 13 402 (2001)Also called: Santoríni Modern Greek name: Thíra
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