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Ándros

(än`thrôs, ăn`drəs), island (1991 pop. 8,781), 146 sq mi (378 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, the northernmost and second largest of the CycladesCyclades
, Gr. Kikládhes [Gr.,=circular], island group (1991 pop. 94,005), c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), SE Greece, a part of the Greek archipelago, in the Aegean Sea stretching SE from Attica.
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. Ándros (1991 pop. 1,370) is the capital and chief town. The island produces silk, wine, and fruit and has manganese deposits. Colonized by Athens in the 5th cent. B.C., Ándros rebelled in 410 B.C., became a free state, and later passed successively to Macedon, Pergamum, and Rome. Seized (1204) from the Byzantines by Venice and made a principality, it remained almost entirely under Venetian rule until its conquest (1514) by the Turks. In 1829 it passed to Greece.

Andros

center for worship of Bacchus, wine god. [Rom. Myth.: Hall, 16]
See: Wine

Andros

1. an island in the Aegean Sea, the northernmost of the Cyclades: long famous for wine. Capital: Andros. Pop.: 10 009 (2001). Area: about 311 sq. km (120 sq. miles)
2. an island in the N Caribbean, the largest of the Bahamas. Pop.: 7686 (2000). Area: 4144 sq. km (1600 sq. miles)
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The British resident firmly believes that the case against Sarah of allegedly trying to hire two Nigerian hitmen to kill Andros was a scam set up by him to get back at her daughter.
Byddai gm gyfartal yn andros o ganlyniad da i Gaerdydd ac yn gorfodi Chelsea i ail chwarae''r ornest ym mhrifddinas Cymru.
Lauderdale airport, you can be on Andros Island in less time than it would take to get to Key West.
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The 280,000 [pounds sterling] deal, struck between the channel and the jam brand's UK importer Andros, will see Bonne Maman on screen from late September.
Association for Research & Enlightenment) has announced the discovery of a gigantic, three-tiered stone platform lying under 10 feet of water just off northern Andros Island.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Initial Funding to Support the Efforts of The Nature Conservancy, Bahamas National Trust and Bahamas Sportfishing Conservation Association to Protect the Waters of Andros Island in The Bahamas
TIM SHERWOOD believes Andros Townsend will soon be striking fear back into defences - just like Gareth Bale did in a Tottenham shirt.
TOTTENHAM manager Andre Villas-Boas claimed it was too early to start comparing Andros Townsend to Gareth Bale despite another superb performance from the winger.
And while Hodgson will stick with Spurs winger Andros Townsend on the right after his terrific scoring debut against Montenegro, the England boss revealed Sterling was not brought in merely to make up the numbers.