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Ae•gi•na



Pronunciation: (ē-jī'nu, i-jē'-), [key]
n.
1. Class. Myth.a daughter of Asopus and Metope who was abducted by Zeus and bore him a son, Aeacus.
2. Gulf of. See Saronic Gulf.
3. an island in the Saronic Gulf. 32 sq. mi. (83 sq. km).
4. a seaport on this island. 5704. Modern Greek, Aíyina (for defs. 2–4).

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