Corinth

geographical name
Cor·​inth | \ ˈkȯr-ən(t)th How to pronounce Corinth (audio) , ˈkär-\
variants: or Modern Greek Kórinthos \ ˈkȯr-​ēn-​ˌthȯs How to pronounce Kórinthos (audio) \ or Latin Corinthia \ kə-​ˈrin(t)-​thē-​ə How to pronounce Corinthia (audio) \

Definition of Corinth

region of ancient Greece occupying most of the Isthmus of Corinth (which connects the Peloponnese with the rest of Greece) and some of the northeastern part of the Peloponnese

see also corinthian entry 1

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