island off the SE coast of Greece: 32 sq mi (83 sq km)
An island off southeast Greece in the Saronic Gulf of the Aegean Sea near Athens. It was a prosperous maritime city-state in the fifth century BC but declined after its defeat by Athens and the expulsion of its population. The first Greek coins were struck here.
- an island in Greece
From Ancient Greek Αἴγινα (Aigina).