Cephalonia


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Cephalonia,

Greece: see KefalliníaKefallinía
or Cephalonia
, island (1991 pop. 29,392), c.300 sq mi (780 sq km), W Greece, the largest of the Ionian Islands. It has an irregular coastline and is largely mountainous, rising to c.5,340 ft (1,630 m) at Mt.
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Cephalonia

a mountainous island in the Ionian Sea, the largest of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece. Pop.: 36 404 (2001). Area: 935 sq. km (365 sq. miles)
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