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Delos

Syllabification: De·los
Pronunciation: /ˈdēläs, ˈdelōs
 
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Definition of Delos in English:

A small Greek island in the Aegean Sea, regarded as the center of the Cyclades. Although it is now virtually uninhabited, it was considered to be sacred to Apollo in classical times and, according to legend, was the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis.

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