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Aegina

[ee-jahy-nuh, ih-jee-] /iˈdʒaɪ nə, ɪˈdʒi-/
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. a daughter of Asopus and Metope who was abducted by Zeus and bore him a son, Aeacus.
2.
Gulf of. Saronic Gulf.
3.
an island in the Saronic Gulf. 32 sq. mi. (83 sq. km).
4.
a seaport on this island.
Modern Greek Aíyina (for defs 2–4).
Related forms
Aeginetan
[ee-juh-neet-n] /ˌi dʒəˈnit n/ (Show IPA),
adjective

Saronic Gulf

[suh-ron-ik] /səˈrɒn ɪk/
noun
1.
an inlet of the Aegean, on the SE coast of Greece, between Attica and the Peloponnesus. 50 miles (80 km) long; 30 miles (48 km) wide.
Also called Gulf of Aegina.
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British Dictionary definitions for gulf aegina

Aegina

/iːˈdʒaɪnə/
noun
1.
an island in the Aegean Sea, in the Saronic Gulf. Area: 85 sq km (33 sq miles)
2.
a town on the coast of this island: a city-state of ancient Greece
3.
Gulf of Aegina, another name for Saronic Gulf
Greek name Aiyina

Saronic Gulf

/səˈrɒnɪk/
noun
1.
an inlet of the Aegean on the SE coast of Greece. Length: about 80 km (50 miles). Width: about 48 km (30 miles) Also called Aegina, Gulf of Aegina
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