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Lesbos

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɛzbɒs
 
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Definition of Lesbos in English:

A Greek island in the eastern Aegean, off the coast of NW Turkey; chief town, Mytilene. Its artistic golden age of the late 7th and early 6th centuries bc produced the poets Alcaeus and Sappho. Greek name Lésvos.

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