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Zacynthus

[zuh-kin-thuh s, -sin-]
noun
  1. Latin name of Zante.
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Historical Examples of zacynthus

  • In Zacynthus and about Dyrrachium and Apollonia are springs which discharge a great quantity of pitch with their water.

    Ten Books on Architecture

    Vitruvius

  • The whole assembly declaring their assent, and Diophanes not daring to give further opposition, Zacynthus was ceded to the Romans.

  • Assembling a small force at Zacynthus, he sailed to Sicily and was received with demonstrations of joy.

  • I saw you talking with Snnica the rich, she whom her friends call the most beautiful woman in Zacynthus.

    Snnica

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • Here was the cradle of the city, relic of the companions of Zacynthus as they established themselves among the rude indigenes.

    Snnica

    Vicente Blasco Ibez


British Dictionary definitions for zacynthus

Zacynthus

noun
  1. the Latin name for Zante
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