[ zuh-kin-thuhs, -sin- ]

  1. Latin name of Zante.

Words Nearby Zacynthus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Zacynthus in a sentence

  • 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
  • We passed between the fertile and indented shore of the mainland, and the islands of Cythera, Zacynthus, and Cephallenia.

  • But he lay still, breathing heavily, and he stirred but once—that was when they neared Zacynthus.

    The World's Desire | H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang
  • On Point Leukimme they posted their land forces, and a thousand heavy infantry who had come from Zacynthus to their assistance.

British Dictionary definitions for Zacynthus


/ (zəˈsɪnθəs, -ˈkɪn-) /

  1. the Latin name for Zante

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