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Definition of Crete

Crete
Crete Crete (kr[=e]t), n. [L. Cres, Cretis.] A Cretan

Meaning of Crete from wikipedia

- Crete (Gr****: Κρήτη, Kríti ['kriti]; Ancient Gr****: Κρήτη, Krḗtē) is the largest and most populous of the Gr**** islands, the 88th largest island in the...
- The Battle of Crete (German: Luftlandeschlacht um Kreta, also Unternehmen Merkur, "Operation Mercury," Gr****: Μάχη της Κρήτης) was fought during the Second...
- pronounced [iˈraklio]) is the largest city and the administrative capital of the island of Crete and capital of Heraklion regional unit. It is the fifth largest city in...
- Minoan civilization was a Bronze Age Aegean civilization on the island of Crete and other Aegean Islands, flourishing from c. 2700 to c. 1450 BC until a...
- The history of Crete goes back to the 7th millennium BC, preceding the ancient Minoan civilization by more than four millennia. The palace based Minoan...
- Crete is a small unincorporated community in Greensfork Township, Randolph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. A post office was established at Crete...
- been considered its eponyms: Crete, daughter of Hesperus and one of the Hesperides and another possible eponym of Crete. Crete, daughter of one of the Cretan...
- Crête is a surname of French origin. Some persons with the surname include: Joseph-Alphida Crête (1890–1964), Canadian politician Martin Crête (born 1985)...
- Kelly was sunk by German dive bombers on 23 May 1941 during the Battle of Crete; the incident serving as the basis for Noël Coward's film In Which We Serve...
- Crete airport may refer to one of the airports listed below: Chania International Airport, serving Chania, Crete Heraklion International Airport, serving...
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