Greek island in the Aegean, off the coast of Asia Minor: c. 630 sq mi (1,632 sq km)
An island of eastern Greece in the Aegean Sea near the northwest coast of Anatolia. An important Aeolian settlement, Lesbos was noted for its lyric poets, including Sappho, in the seventh century BC. After occupation by various powers, the island was annexed by Greece in 1913.
- plural form of lesbo
From Ancient Greek Î›ÎÏƒÎ²Î¿Ï‚ (Lesbos).