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Naxos

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geographical name Nax·os \ˈnak-səs, -ˌsäs\

Definition of Naxos

  1. 1 or ModGk Náxos play \ˈnäk-ˌsȯs\ island Greece, largest of the Cyclades area 165 square miles (427 square kilometers)

  2. 2 oldest Greek colony in Sicily; ruins SW of Taormina



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