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Chios Syllabification: Chi·os
Pronunciation: /ˈkēˌäs/

Definition of Chios in English:

A Greek island in the Aegean Sea; population 53,100 (2008). Greek name Khios.


Pronunciation: /ˈkēən/ /ˈkī-/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • He was defeated by Euripides in 438, but on another occasion he is said to have won first prize in both tragedy and dithyramb and to have made a present of Chian wine to every Athenian citizen.
  • Most of the wines which he mentions do not belong to his own day, e.g. Coan, Chian, Mendaean, and Thasian.
  • Take off your Chian nightgown, and like a pure lily by a spring bathe in the water.

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