kíthira


noun

  1. a Greek island in the Mediterranean, S of Peloponnesus: site of former ancient temple of Aphrodite. 108 sq. mi. (280 sq. km).

noun

  1. a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Cythera

noun

  1. a Greek island off the SE coast of the Peloponnese: in ancient times a centre of the worship of Aphrodite. Pop: 3354 (2001). Area: about 285 sq km (110 sq miles)
  2. the chief town of this island, on the S coast. Pop: 297 (2001)

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