Definition of Piraeus in English:

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Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈriːəs/
Pronunciation: /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 Piraiéusˌpirɛˈɛfs.

Words that rhyme with Piraeus

Aeneas, Apuleius, Judas Maccabaeus, Linnaeus, uraeus

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