Definition of Piraeus in English:

Piraeus

Line breaks: Pi¦raeus
Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈriːəs
 
, pɪˈreɪəs/
  • The chief port of Athens, situated on the Saronic Gulf 8 km (5 miles) SW of the city; population 178,400 (est. 2009). Greek name Piraiévs or Piraiéus /ˌpirɛˈɛfs/.

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