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Cythera

[sith-er-uh, si-theer-uh] /ˈsɪθ ər ə, sɪˈθɪər ə/
noun
1.
a Greek island in the Mediterranean, S of Peloponnesus: site of former ancient temple of Aphrodite. 108 sq. mi. (280 sq. km).
Formerly Cerigo
[cher-i-goh] /ˈtʃɛr ɪˌgoʊ/ (Show IPA)
.
Greek Kíthira
[kee-thee-rah] /ˈki θi rɑ/ (Show IPA)
.
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British Dictionary definitions for Cythera

Cythera

/sɪˈθɪərə/
noun
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)
Modern Greek name Kíthira
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