Crete

play
geographical name \ˈkrēt\
variants: or Greek

Kríti

\ˈkrē-tē\play or Italian

Candia

\ˈkan-dē-ə, ˈkän-\play

Definition of Crete

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

Cretan

play \ˈkrē-tən\ adj or noun

CRETE Defined for English Language Learners

Crete

play
geographical name \ˈkrēt\

Definition of Crete for English Language Learners

  • : Greek island in the Mediterranean Sea


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