Definitions for salamisˈsæl ə mɪs, ˌsɑ lɑˈmis

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sal•a•misˈsæl ə mɪs, ˌsɑ lɑˈmis(n.)

  1. an island off the SE coast of Greece, W of Athens, in the Gulf of Aegina; 39 sq. mi. (101 sq. km).

    Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)

  2. an ancient city on Cyprus, in the E Mediterranean: the apostle Paul made his first missionary journey to Salamis. Acts 13:5.

    Category: Ancient History, Bible

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  1. salamis(Noun)

    Plural form of salami.

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  1. Salamis

    Salamis is an ancient Greek city-state on the east coast of Cyprus, at the mouth of the river Pedieos, 6 km north of modern Famagusta. According to tradition the founder of Salamis was Teucer, son of Telamon, who could not return home after the Trojan war because he had failed to avenge his brother Ajax.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Salamis

    a mountainous island of Greece, on the NW. coast of Attica, the strait between which and the mainland was the scene of a naval victory over the armament of Xerxes by the combined fleets of Athens, Sparta, and Corinth in 480 B.C.

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