- 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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A son of Ithaca or Zante will talk as if he were a true Saxon.
I grant it; but Mazagan far exceeded his instructions, as he did at Zante.
Since the affair at Zante, the Pacha has had no hand in the matter.
On this voyage he was shipwrecked in the Ionian Sea, and was buried on the island of Zante.The Spell of Belgium
Corfu, Zante and other Venitian isles formed the confederation.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
- 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