Crete

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geographical name \ˈkrēt\
variants: or Greek

Kríti

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Candia

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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

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CRETE Defined for English Language Learners

Crete

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geographical name

Definition of Crete for English Language Learners

  • : Greek island in the Mediterranean Sea


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