Epirus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Epirus an ancient area on the Ionian Sea that flourished as a kingdom in the 3rd century BC; located in northwestern Greece and southern Albania
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Usage

In literature:

Regarding Epirus, we declared clearly that we have no designs upon Avlona.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
And yet I am not even certain when you start to visit Antonius or how much time you are devoting to Epirus.
"The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
PYRRHUS, KING OF EPIRUS.
"Adventures in Toyland" by Edith King Hall
Even the chains of rugged Epirus laugh; And Thessaly spreads far her golden charms.
"Life Immovable" by Kostes Palamas
Soon to Epirus he shall go dispatch'd To Echetus the King, pest of mankind.
"The Odyssey of Homer" by Homer
Next came the news that Octavius had landed an army in Epirus and was marching south.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
His fleet cruising off the coasts of Epirus held a central strategic position in relation to the still dispersed Christian fleets.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
The scenes attempted to be sketched are in Spain, Portugal, Epirus, Acarnania and Greece.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
Neoptolemus made his way to Epirus, where he became king of the Molossians.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
She had been married to a king of Epirus named Alexander, but was now residing in Sardis, in Asia Minor.
"Pyrrhus" by Jacob Abbott
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In news:

Café-Hopping in Greece's Epirus Province.
Guide to Greece's Epirus Province — by Eleni N Gage, Published May 2010.
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