Chalcis

Chalcis

[kal-sis; Greek khahl-kees]
noun
a city on Euboea, in SE Greece.
Also called Khalkís.
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Euboea

[yoo-bee-uh]
noun
a Greek island in the W Aegean Sea. 1586 sq. mi. (4110 sq. km). Capital: Chalcis.
Also called Negropont.
Modern Greek Evvoia.

Euboean, adjective, noun
Euboic [yoo-boh-ik] , adjective
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Chalcis (ˈkælsɪs)
 
n
Modern Greek name: Khalkís, Medieval English name: Negropont a city on the island of Euboea in SE Greece, at the narrowest point of the Euripus strait: important since the 7th century bc, founding many colonies in ancient times. Pop (municipality): 55 264 (2001)

Euboea (juːˈbɪə)
 
n
Modern Greek name: Évvoia, Former English name: Negropont an island in the W Aegean Sea: the largest island after Crete of the Greek archipelago; linked with the mainland by a bridge across the Euripus channel. Capital: Chalcis. Pop: 198 130 (2001). Area: 3908 sq km (1509 sq miles)

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