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Meaning of "Phocis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PHOCIS

Phocis  [ˈfəʊsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHOCIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Phocis 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 PHOCIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Phocis

Phocis is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the administrative region of Central Greece. It stretches from the western mountainsides of Parnassus on the east to the mountain range of Vardousia on the west, upon the Gulf of Corinth. It is named after the ancient region of Phocis, but the modern regional unit also includes parts of ancient Locris and Doris.

Definition of Phocis in the English dictionary

The definition of Phocis in the dictionary is an ancient district of central Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth: site of the Delphic oracle.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHOCIS


alphosis
ælˈfəʊsɪs
apoptosis
ˌæpəpˈtəʊsɪs
babesiosis
bəˌbiːzɪˈəʊsɪs
berylliosis
bəˌrɪlɪˈəʊsɪs
diagnosis
ˌdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs
epimorphosis
ˌɛpɪmɔːˈfəʊsɪs
fibrosis
faɪˈbrəʊsɪs
gomphosis
ɡɒmˈfəʊsɪs
homomorphosis
ˌhɒməʊmɔːˈfəʊsɪs
hypnosis
hɪpˈnəʊsɪs
kyphosis
kaɪˈfəʊsɪs
morphosis
mɔːˈfəʊsɪs
necrosis
nɛˈkrəʊsɪs
osmosis
ɒzˈməʊsɪs
osteoporosis
ˌɒstɪəʊpɔːˈrəʊsɪs
prognosis
prɒɡˈnəʊsɪs
sarcoidosis
ˌsɑːkɔɪdˈəʊsɪs
sclerosis
sklɪəˈrəʊsɪs
theriomorphosis
ˌθɪərɪəʊmɔːˈfəʊsɪs
tuberculosis
tjʊˌbɜːkjʊˈləʊsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHOCIS

Phobos
Phocaea
phocine
phocomelia
phocomelic
phocomely
phoebe
Phoebus
Phoebus Apollo
Phoenices
Phoenicia
Phoenician
Phoenician juniper
phoenix
Phoenix Islands
phoenixism
phoenixlike
pholas
pholidosis
Pholus

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHOCIS

Acis
Baucis
cercis
Chalcis
Crucis
fascis
Fornacis
Francis
glacis
Lyncis
precis
proboscis
promuscis

Synonyms and antonyms of Phocis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Phocis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHOCIS

Find out the translation of Phocis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Phocis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Phocis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

福西斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Fócida
570 millions of speakers

English

Phocis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Phocis
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فوسيس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Phocis
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Fócida
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Phocis
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Phocide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Phocis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Phokis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フォキス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Phocis
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Phocis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Phocis
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Phocis
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फोकिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Phocis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Focide
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Phocis
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Phocis
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Phocida
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Φωκίδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Phocis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Phocis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Phocis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Phocis

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHOCIS»

The term «Phocis» is used very little and occupies the 164.196 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHOCIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Phocis» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Phocis» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHOCIS»

Discover the use of Phocis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Phocis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Catalogue of Greek Coins: Central Greece (Locris, Phocis, ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Barclay Vincent Head, 2012
2
Dictionary of Wars
The war gave the league full control of the shrine, advanced the celebrity of Cleisthenes, and initially introduced into Phocis the influence of Thessalian city- states, chiefly Thebes. Second Sacred War (c. 449–448 B.C.E.). As a military action, ...
George C. Kohn, 2007
3
Phocis: Delphi, Phocis, Agia Efthymia, Doris, Anticyra, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, LLC Books, 2011
4
A Dictionary of the Ancient Greek World
Phocis Small region in the mountains of central Greece. The Phocians' significance was their intermittent control of the important sanctuary of the god APOLLO at DELPHI, located within Phocian territory. Their designs on Delphi brought them ...
David Sacks, Oswyn Murray, 1995
5
Populated Places in Phocis: Delphi, Amfissa, Agia Efthymia, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, 2011
6
Articles on Populated Places in the Phocis Prefecture, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Hephaestus Books, 2011
7
The Twelve Gods of Greece and Rome
In 348 during the primacy of Phalaikos in Phocis, he was in Athens, where he was an admirer of Aristotle.104 After Phalaikos was forced out of Phocis by Philip II of Macedon in 346, Mnason seems to have been back in Elateia, for Aeschines  ...
Charlotte R. Long, 1987
8
Populated Places in the Phocis Prefecture: Delphi, Amfissa, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source: Wikipedia, 2011
9
The Itinerary of Greece, Containing 100 Routes in Attica, ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
William Gell, 2010
10
Kinship Myth in Ancient Greece
Aeolus Sisyphus Ornytion Phocus Phocis Hellen Xuthus Ion Ionians Tenos fiGUre 7.1. Phocis and Tenos Pausanias as our guide, we can postulate a link through the sons of Hellen (Figure 7.1). To recapitulate, Phocus' father Ornytion was a ...
Lee E. Patterson, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHOCIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Phocis is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Professing Faith: Lessons from the ancient oracle at Delphi
It was the sacred Greek shrine of Apollo at Delphi, in the territory of Phocis. Above the doors to the sacred place were carved the words to all ... «Redlands Daily Facts, Apr 15»
2
The 10+1 Most Important Figures of Greek Independence
Diakos was born Athanasios Nikolaos Massavetas in Phocis, in the village of Ano Mousounitsa, or according to other sources, in nearby ... «Greek Reporter, Mar 15»
3
Top 10 things to do in Greece
Situated on Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis, just a few hour's drive from Athens, the Delphi Theatre was built overlooking Apollo's ... «Express.co.uk, Mar 15»
4
Walking in the footsteps of Ancient Greek history
This is the archeological site of Delphi, 600m above sea level, built on a plateau on Mount Parnassus in the Phocis region, 180km north-west of ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Nov 14»
5
This week in history: Thebans break Spartan power at Leuctra
... wrote: “The Spartan army, under the Agiad King Cleombrotus I, was already in the territory of the Thebans' neighbor Phocis, and now it made ... «Deseret News, Jul 14»
6
Delphi: A History of the Centre of the Ancient World by Michael Scott …
... between the Corycian cave and the Castalian spring, was invaded by the army of neighbouring Phocis and placed under military occupation. «The Guardian, May 14»
7
Travel to Europe's 'HIDDEN GEMS' this 2014
Delphi is a modern town in Greece on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis. Delphi is an archeological site, ... «Ecumenical News, Apr 14»
8
Strong Earthquake Hits Central Greece
8FF20EB5FAA2D3A5AC572121BF5B5B03 On August 7 an earthquake struck at 12:06 p.m in Amphicleia, in the prefecture of Phocis, ... «Greek Reporter, Aug 13»
9
Why are we here? Evolution's dirty secrets
... ἄγαν—(“Nothing in excess”)—was inscribed in gold at the Oracle of Delphi, near the base of Mount Parnassus in the Valley of Phocis, near a ... «Salon, Jun 13»
10
Convict takes 6 hostages in Greek prison-break attempt
Police blockades have been set up in the region of Phocis in order to apprehend his suspected getaway car, a silver Opel. The 36-year-old ... «RT, Mar 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Phocis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/phocis>. Aug 2019 ».
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