A beach on the island of Crete.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- Greek island in the E Mediterranean: 3,219 sq mi (8,337 sq km); pop. 540,000; cap. Iraklion
- S section of the Aegean Sea, between Crete and the Cyclades
- Cretan adjective, noun
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- Creˈtan adjective & n.
, Sea of
Crete - Cultural Definition
Island in southeastern Greece in the Mediterranean Sea.