|Patras (pəˈtræs, ˈpætrəs)|
|Modern Greek name: Pátrai 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 |
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
city, capital of the nomos (department) of Achaea, and chief port of the Peloponnese and one of the largest ports in Greece, on the Gulf of Patraikos.
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