Definition of Thera in English:

Thera

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Pronunciation: /ˈθɪərə
 
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  • A Greek island in the southern Cyclades. The island suffered a violent volcanic eruption in about 1500 bc; remains of an ancient Minoan civilization have been discovered beneath the pumice and volcanic debris. Also called Santorini. Greek name Thíra.

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