Corinth meaning

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A city of southern Greece in the northeast Peloponnesus on the Gulf of Corinth. It is near the site of the ancient city of Corinth, which was founded in Homeric times and was a rich, influential maritime power in the seventh and sixth centuries bc .
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Ancient city in the NE Peloponnesus, at the head of the Gulf of Corinth, noted for its luxury: fl. 7th-2d cent. b.c.
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Modern city near the site of ancient Corinth: Gr. name Korinthos.
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Arm of the Ionian Sea, between the Peloponnesus & central Greece: c. 80 mi (129 km) long.
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Land strip joining the Peloponnesus with central Greece: c. 4-8 mi (6.4-13 km) wide & 20 mi (32 km) long.
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(obsolete) A small fruit; a currant.

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A city in Greece on the northern coast of the Peloponnese peninsula.
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Origin of corinth

  • From Corinth, the Greek city. Compare currant.
    From Wiktionary
  • From Ancient Greek Κόρινθος (Korinthos).
    From Wiktionary