Paros

Paros

[pair-os; Greek pah-raws]
noun
a Greek island of the Cyclades, in the S Aegean: noted for its white marble. 77 sq. mi. (200 sq. km).
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Páros (ˈpærɒs)
 
n
a Greek island in the S Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of the discovery (1627) of the Parian Chronicle, a marble tablet outlining Greek history from before 1000 bc to about 354 bc (now at Oxford University). Pop: 12 853 (2001). Area: 166 sq km (64 sq miles)

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