Megara

geographical name Meg·a·ra \ ˈme-gə-rə \

Definition of Megara

city and port on the Saronic Gulf in Greece west of Athens population 17,294; chief town of ancient Meg*a*ris play \ˈme-gə-rəs\ (a district between the Saronic Gulf and the Gulf of Corinth)

Megarian

play \mə-ˈger-ē-ən, me-\ adjective or noun

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