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Synonyms for Mytilene

an island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea

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Mitilini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, Thessaloniki--Greece's second largest city--and Zakynthos.
Rather than confining our Turkish neighbours to the north, why not serve them in the Republic with a smile like the Greeks do on Rhodes, Cos, Mitilini, etc.
At least twice, district attorneys' offices have demanded investigation after citizens' complaints about the issuing of "dyslexia certificates" in two Greek cities (Mitilini and Serres) (Balaskas, 2002; Tsarouhas, 2002).
A recent evaluation of the association between intake of green tea and blood glucose levels in a sample of elderly adults from Cyprus, Mitilini and Samothraki islands (n = 542, aged 65-100 years) revealed that moderate tea consumption (1-2 cps/day) was associated with 88% (95% CI 76-98%) lower odds of having diabetes among non-obese participants, irrespective of age, sex, smoking, physical activity status, dietary habits and other clinical characteristics (Polychronopoulus et al., 2008).
After threats of jail sentences and fines, the mayor relented when the tour group pledged it "would not indulge in excesses that would upset local sentiments and damage the island's tourism image." The Greek Aegean island, sometimes known as Mitilini, is a revered locale for lesbians because the homoerotic poet Sappho was born there and hosted a school for women on the island 2,600 years ago.
Principal battles: Mytilene (Mitilini) (406); Aegospotami (405); Cnidus (394).
It has now been revealed that Hadeer and her six-year-old daughter had travelled to the UK from Mitilini on the Greek island of Lesbos.