Chios


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  • noun

Synonyms for Chios

an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey

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The email also mentioned a widely reported incident last Tuesday in which Greek coastguards intercepted a boat containing guns and explosives in the waters near Turkey, close to Chios.
This prospective randomized controlled trial study was conducted at the Gastroenterology Department of Chios General Hospital Skylitsion.
Hansson examined swabs from two amphorae recovered from a wreck off the coast of Chios, which the Greeks had discovered in 2004 and Foley and others examined the following year.
EU Health Commissioner Markos Kyprianou is expected to recommend stepping up defensive measures which have already led to bans on imports into the EU of live birds from Turkey, Romania, the Greek island of Chios and Russia.
EU measures taken already include bans on EU imports of live birds from Turkey, Romania, the Greek island of Chios, and Russia following suspected or confirmed cases of the H5NI strain of bird flu.
Europe's Health Commissioner Markos Kyprianou is expected to recommend an increase in defensive measures, which have already led to bans on imports into the EU of live birds from Turkey, Romania, the Greek island of Chios and Russia.
The EU is preparing to ban sales of live birds and poultry from the Aegean Sea region of Chios, pending tests on samples taken from turkeys feared infected with the deadly Asian H5N1 strain.
Test results are due back on whether the outbreak in the Chios island area is another case of the potentially lethal H5N1 strain of the flu.
As for in-demand locations, Linda Hearn at Filoxenia (01422 375999) suggests Chios, Samos, Peloponnese, Evia, Sifnos, Kefalonia, Crete, Corfu, Gulf of Corinth and lesser-known islands like Kythira and Ithaca.
These three volumes (hereafter referred to as Chios, Epirus and Laconia) present studies of three widely spaced parts of modern Greece--in the east Aegean, in north-west Greece, and in the south-east Peloponnese, respectively.
Dallas-Damis returned to her parental island of Chios in 1985, where she continued her literary career as a perfectly bilingual author, translator, and journalist.
44) Diogenes also reproduces an epigram of Theocritus of Chios, in which Aristotle is accused of lasciviously dwelling with Hermias, all the while lifting hymns of praise to the tyrant.
His enthusiasm gave rise to a story that may be more legend than fact, namely, that on seeing the Haywain, he repainted passages of his own entry that year, Scenes from the Massacre at Chios, with greater sparkle.
On board, a thieving servant makes trouble, too, and in a stop at the Greek island of Chios Hubert and his knight engage in a violent joust with a nasty knight and his squire over a suspected theft.
A CARGO ship carrying 627 illegal immigrants was towed to the Greek island of Chios by authorities yesterday.