Iráklion

Iráklion

[ih-rak-lee-on; Greek ee-rah-klee-awn]
noun
a seaport in N Crete.
Also, Herákleion.
Formerly Candia.
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Iráklion (Greek iˈrakliɔn)
 
n
Italian name: Candia, Heraklion, Also called: Herakleion a port in Greece, in N Crete: former capital of Crete (until 1841); ruled by Venetians (13th--17th centuries). Pop: 150 000 (2005 est)

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