Gulf of Corinth


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Gulf of Corinth inlet of the Ionian Sea between central Greece and the Peloponnesus
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In literature:

At Patras we had abundance of consultation, whether to undertake the journey to Corinth and Athens by land, or to encounter the gulf.
"Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel" by John Yeardley
It stands on a rising ground on the Peloponnesian side of the Gulf of Corinth.
"The Life of Lord Byron" by John Galt
ACARNA`NIA, a province of Greece N. of Gulf of Corinth; its pop.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
It was known that the Turkish fleet had concentrated in or near the opening of the Gulf of Corinth.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
It was after dark when we arrived at Vostitza, beautifully situated on the banks of the Gulf of Corinth.
"Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2)" by John Lloyd Stephens
We left Athens on February 22nd, and were taken by ship from a port near Patras at the end of the Gulf of Corinth to Pyrgos.
"Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life" by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
City: Corinth, originally Ephyra, with the ports of Lechaeum and Cenchreae; the former on the Corinthian, the latter on the Saronic gulf.
"A Manual of Ancient History" by A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

In news:

Digging on a coastal plain at the Gulf of Corinth three years ago, archaeologists came upon some ruins of Helike, a Greek city destroyed by earthquake in Plato's time.