Cyclades

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Κυκλάδες (Kukládes), plural of Κυκλάς (Kuklás), from κύκλος (kúklos, circle, ring).

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Proper noun[edit]

Cyclades pl

  1. An Aegean island chain in southeast-central Greece, surrounding the main island Delos, further including the islands of Andros, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Syra, Tinos and Zea.

Usage notes[edit]

Used with the definite article (The Cyclades), unless some islands are specified.

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cyclades f pl

  1. The Cyclades

Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cycladēs f pl (genitive Cycladum); third declension

  1. The Cyclades

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Plural
nominative Cycladēs
genitive Cycladum
dative Cycladibus
accusative Cycladēs
ablative Cycladibus
vocative Cycladēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cyclades f pl

  1. Obsolete spelling of Cíclades (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).