Crete

geographical name
\ ˈkrēt How to pronounce Crete (audio) \
variants: or Greek Kríti \ ˈkrē-​tē How to pronounce Kríti (audio) \ or Italian Candia \ ˈkan-​dē-​ə How to pronounce Candia (audio) , ˈkän-​ \

Definition of Crete

island of Greece in the eastern Mediterranean, the nation's largest island; capital Iráklion area 3189 square miles (8260 square kilometers), population 623,065

Other Words from Crete

Cretan \ ˈkrē-​tᵊn How to pronounce Cretan (audio) \ adjective or noun

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