Euboea [yoo-bee-uh] Examples noun

  1. a Greek island in the W Aegean Sea. 1586 sq. mi. (4110 sq. km). Capital: Chalcis.

Also called Negropont.Modern Greek Evvoia. Related formsEu·boe·an, adjective, nounEu·bo·ic [yoo-boh-ik] /yuˈboʊ ɪk/, adjective Examples from the Web for euboea Contemporary Examples of euboea

  • He notes that on Naxos sheep have very large gallbladders, but on Euboea they do not.

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  • Historical Examples of euboea

  • There were besides three thousand Corinthians, and again from the whole of Euboea at least three thousand.



  • With him there came forty ships of the Locrians who dwell beyond Euboea.

    The Iliad


  • Their sheep and cattle they sent over to Euboea and the adjacent islands.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War


  • To these must be also added the Hestiaeans dwelling at Hestiaea in Euboea.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War


  • This was soon afterwards followed by the revolt of Euboea from Athens.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War


  • British Dictionary definitions for euboea Euboea noun

    1. an island in the W Aegean Sea: the largest island after Crete of the Greek archipelago; linked with the mainland by a bridge across the Euripus channel. Capital: Chalcis. Pop: 198 130 (2001). Area: 3908 sq km (1509 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Évvoia Former English name: Negropont
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