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 Unabridged
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Euboea (juːˈbɪə)
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)

Euboean (juːˈbɪən)
1.  of or relating to the Greek island of Euboea
2.  a native or inhabitant of Euboea

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