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Patras

[puh-tras, pa-truh s] /pəˈtræs, ˈpæ trəs/
noun
1.
Greek Patrai
[pah-tre] /ˈpɑ trɛ/ (Show IPA)
. a seaport in the Peloponnesus, in W Greece, on the Gulf of Patras.
2.
Gulf of, an inlet of the Ionian Sea in the NW Peloponnesus, 10 miles (16 km) long; 25 miles (40 km) wide.
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Patras

/pəˈtræs; ˈpætrəs/
noun
1.
a port in W Greece, in the NW Peloponnese on the Gulf of Patras (an inlet of the Ionian Sea): one of the richest cities in Greece until the 3rd century bc; under Turkish rule from 1458 to 1687 and from 1715 until the War of Greek Independence, which began here in 1821. Pop: 193 000 (2005 est) Modern Greek name Pátrai (ˈpatrɛ)
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