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Meaning of "Eretria" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ERETRIA

Eretria  [ɪˈrɛtrɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ERETRIA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Eretria is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ERETRIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Eretria

Eretria

Eretria is a town in Euboea, Greece, facing the coast of Attica across the narrow South Euboean Gulf. It was an important Greek polis in the 6th/5th century BC, mentioned by many famous writers and actively involved in significant historical events. Excavations of the ancient city began in the 1890s and have been conducted since 1964 by the Greek Archaeological Service and the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece.

Definition of Eretria in the English dictionary

The definition of Eretria in the dictionary is an ancient city in Greece, on the S coast of Euboea: founded as an Ionian colony; destroyed by the Persians in 490 bc following which it never regained its former significance.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ERETRIA


atria
ˈeɪtrɪə
Austria
ˈɒstrɪə
Bactria
ˈbæktrɪə
destrier
ˈdɛstrɪə
endometria
ˌendəʊˈmiːtrɪə
epigastria
ˌɛpɪˈɡæstrɪə
gematria
ɡəˈmeɪtrɪə
hypogastria
ˌhaɪpəˈɡæstrɪə
Istria
ˈɪstrɪə
Kshatriya
ˈkʃætrɪə
Neustria
ˈnjuːstrɪə
nutria
ˈnjuːtrɪə
paltrier
ˈpɔːltrɪə
Transdniestria
ˈtrænsdnɪˌɛstrɪə
wintrier
ˈwɪntrɪə
yttria
ˈɪtrɪə
zoiatria
ˌzəʊɪˈætrɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ERETRIA

Erenburg
erenow
erepsin
erethic
erethism
erethismic
erethistic
erethitic
Eretz Israel
Eretz Yisrael
erev
erev Pesach
erev Shabbat
Erevan

WORDS THAT END LIKE ERETRIA

Alexandria
Algeria
Anne of Austria
aria
Bulgaria
criteria
gloria
John of Austria
latria
Liberia
Lower Austria
maria
Nigeria
pizzeria
pro patria
stria
Syria
the Santa Maria
Upper Austria
victoria

Synonyms and antonyms of Eretria in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Eretria» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ERETRIA

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The translations of Eretria from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Eretria» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

埃瑞特里亚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Eretria
570 millions of speakers

English

Eretria
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Eretria
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إريتريا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Эретриа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Eretria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Erétria
260 millions of speakers

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Eretria
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Eretria
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eretria
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エレトリア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에레 트리아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Eretria
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Eretria
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Eretria
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Eretria
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Eretria
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Eretria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Eretria
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Еретрії
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Eretria
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ερέτρια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Eretria
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Eretria
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Eretria
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Eretria

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ERETRIA»

The term «Eretria» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.157 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ERETRIA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Eretria

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ERETRIA»

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Eretria: a guide to the ancient city
The exploration and study of this heritage began 125 years ago and still continues. The present volume retraces the history of the city and its inhabitants, and presents a detailed description of its monuments.
Pierre Ducrey, École suisse d'archéologie en Grèce, 2004
2
Archaic Eretria: A Political and Social History from the ...
Following the victory of 506, Eretria entered into fifteen years of hegemonia in central Greece, the achievements of which prompted the eulogistic sentiments expressed in Plato's Menexenos, which show that the memory of Eretria's years of ...
Keith G. Walker, 2004
3
Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece
City in Euboea Eretria is the second principal ancient city on the island of Euboea , the first being its immediate neighbour to the north, Chalcis. In 498 BC the Eretrians joined the Athenians in sending help to the east Greek Ionian cities in their ...
Nigel Guy Wilson, 2006
4
Chalcis-in-Euboea: Iron and Chalcidians Abroad
"Old-Eretria". The answer to the problem of identification of "Old-Eretria" is similar to that of the identification of "Old-Chalcis". The term "Old-Eretria" (rcxXaia ' Epexpia) is found in two passages of Strabo: IX, 2, 6-7, p. 403C and X, 1, 10, p. 448C.
Simon C. Bakhuizen, R. Kreulen, 1976
5
A History of the Archaic Greek World: Ca. 1200-479 BCE
Eretria Chalcis Miletus Samos Megara Corinth and colonies (Corcyra, Syracuse) Boeotia Thessaly Aegina Athens Argos Sparta and colonies (Melos, Thera, Taras , Gyrene) Chios Erythrae Mytilene Chalcidian colonies (Naxos, Catana, ...
Jonathan M. Hall, 2007
6
Dictionary of Greek and Roman geography ...
Eretria and Chalcis were early engaged in war with each other. These wars seem to have been occasioned by disputes respecting the division of the plain \>( Lelantuin, which lay between the two cities. (Strab. /. c.) In one of these early wars  ...
William George Smith, 1854
7
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography: Abacaenum-Hytanis. ...
Eretria and Chaicis were early engaged in war with each other. These wars seem to have been ocmsioned by disputes respecting the division of the plain of Lelantum, which lay between the two cities. (Strab. L c.) In one of these early wars ...
William Smith, 1854
8
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography: Abacaenum-Hytanis. 1854
In b. c. 411, the Athenians were defeated by the Spartans in a sea-fight oil* the harbour of Eretria; and those of the Athenians who took refuge in Eretria, as a city in alliance with them, were put to death by the Eretrians, who therefore joined the  ...
Sir William Smith, 1856
9
Greek Islands
After crossing the bridge to Halkida, the road veers south, following the coastline to Eretria, a bustling resort and major archaeological site. Further on, a string of hamlets and fishing villages dot the route until the junction at Lepoura, where the  ...
Michael Stamatios Clark, Chris Deliso, Des Hannigan, 2010
10
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography by Various ...
l. c.) Eretria and Chalcis were early engaged in war with each other. These wars seem to have been 00— casioned by disputes respecting the division of the plain of Lclantuin, which lay between the two cities. (Strab. L c.) In one of these early ...
‎1872

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ERETRIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Eretria is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Sword Of Shannara' TV Show Or Movie? Terry Brooks Explains Why …
Amberle and Eretria are good, strong women characters with interesting back stories and mercurial personalities. MTV's audience should be ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
2
Meet the Main Characters of The Shannara Chronicles in This First …
Take a look at Ivana Baquero as Eretria, Austin Butler as Wil Ohmsford, and Poppy Drayton as Amberle Elessedil. MTV's adapting the second ... «io9, Jul 15»
3
Beware Those Who Speak With Forked Tongues
... on Libya, Syria, Somalia, Eretria, and Yemen. He spendsTuesday mornings planning which/how to drone one or two bad guys without regard ... «CounterPunch, Jul 15»
4
Parallel Enigmas of Pirabaharan and Rajapaksa
It was claimed that the thalaivar (leader) had escaped to Eretria and later to Cuba. In the same way, many loyalists of the ex-President ... «Groundviews, Jul 15»
5
A 93 Year old Malawian was buried in a Grave he prepared 12 …
... Luhanga wrote that he had fought as a soldier during the Second World War in countries like Burma, Ethiopia, and Eretria among others. «The Maravi Post, Jun 15»
6
Are Africa's current leaders the best on offer?
Is what we see in Sudan, Uganda, and Eretria Africa's aim? Why do countries like DR Congo, Lesotho and Swaziland remain politically volatile ... «Nehanda Radio, Jun 15»
7
'Game of Thrones' Fans Get Something New with 'The Shannara …
... ruled by magic, focusing on a trio of heroes—the Elvin Princess Amberle, a Human Rover called Eretria and a human/elf hybrid named Wil. «Frontiers Media, Jun 15»
8
Dan Krisch: 'Serial' Shines Uncomfortably Bright Light on Justice …
... on the globe except North Korea and Eretria. "Serial" even spawned—in a delightfully meta-fashion—a half-dozen podcasts about the Serial ... «Connecticut Law Tribune, Jun 15»
9
Who are the Mediterranean's migrants?
... along with dozens of other youngsters from Nigeria, Somalia and Eretria. Here, the migrants were given clothes, food and a small allowance. «BBC News, Jun 15»
10
Why India owes its women citizens the chance to join the armed …
Australia, Ehtiopia, Pakistan, Japan, Israel, Eretria, Bolivia and South Africa have also allowed women a degree of involvement in combat ... «Scroll.in, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Eretria [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/eretria>. Jan 2020 ».
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