Cythera

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Cythera (sɪˈθɪərə)
 
n
1.  a Greek island off the SE coast of the Peloponnese: in ancient times a centre of the worship of Aphrodite. Pop: 3354 (2001). Area: about 285 sq km (110 sq miles)
2.  the chief town of this island, on the S coast. Pop: 297 (2001)

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cythera

island, southernmost and easternmost of the Ionian Islands, off the southern Peloponnesus (Peloponnisos). It is an eparkhia (eparchy) of Attiki nomos (department), Greece. A continuation of the Taiyetos Range, the island has a mountainous interior, rising to 1,663 feet (507 metres). The capital, Kithira (or Khora), is on the southern coast.

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