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Zante

[ zahn-tee, -tey, zan- ]
/ ˈzɑn ti, -teɪ, ˈzæn- /
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noun

a Greek island, off the W coast of Greece: southernmost of the Ionian Islands. 157 sq. mi. (407 sq. km).
a seaport on and the capital of this island.

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Zante
/ (ˈzæntɪ) /

noun

an island in the Ionian Sea, off the W coast of Greece: southernmost of the Ionian Islands; traditionally belonged to Ulysses, king of Ithaca. Pop: 38 957 (2001). Area: 402 sq km (155 sq miles)Latin name: Zacynthus Ancient Greek name: Zakynthos (zəˈkuːnθɒs) Modern Greek name: Zákinthos
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