Samos definitions

sā'mŏs', săm'ōs, sä'môs
An island of eastern Greece in the Aegean Sea off the western coast of Turkey. First inhabited in the Bronze Age, it was later colonized by Ionian Greeks and became an important commercial and maritime power in the sixth century bc . Controlled in turn by Persia, Athens, Sparta, Rome, Byzantium, and the Ottoman Empire, the island became part of modern-day Greece in 1913.
Greek island in the Aegean, off W Turkey: c. 180 sq mi (466 sq km)
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