Share this entry

Share this page

Thera

Line breaks: Thera
Pronunciation: /ˈθɪərə
 
/

Definition of Thera in English:

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.

Definition of Thera in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…