Definition of Cyclades in English:

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Cyclades

Pronunciation: /ˈsikləˌdēz/
A large group of islands in the southern Aegean Sea, regarded in antiquity as circling around the sacred island of Delos. Greek name Kikládhes.

Origin

Latin, based on Greek kuklos 'circle'.

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Syllabification: Cyc·la·des

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