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Lemnos

a Greek island in the N Aegean Sea: famous for its medicinal earth (Lemnian seal). Chief town: Kastron. Pop.: 18 104 (2001). Area: 477 sq. km (184 sq. miles)
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Ella Tucker stayed with the ship for the next nine months as it ferried over 8000 wounded and sick soldiers between the Gallipoli Peninsula and the hospitals on Imbros, Lemnos, Salonika, Alexandria, Malta and in England.
On an early September evening in the Aegean, somewhere between the Greek island of Lemnos and the mainland, seven gay men and everyone's new bestie, singer Abigail Zsiga, are literally hanging out over the bow of a gorgeous clipper ship.
The aim of the study was to investigate the dietary habits of the students in Lemnos Island and their correlation to obesity and overweight rates.
La inflamacion del verbo vivo (Inflammation du verbe vivre), se trata de una pelicula teatralizada en la que el propio dramaturgo aparece en escena haciendo analogia con el drama de Filoctetes, quien en la tragedia original es abandonado por Ulises en la isla de Lemnos, debido a una llaga nauseabunda que le produjo la mordedura de una serpiente.
Holland and Forbes served first in Lemnos, Greece, an island near the coast of present day Turkey, where the conditions were so dismal that they threatened nurses' cohesion as a group, although not their resolve to continue serving.
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In the early 1890s, when navigating the Greek island of Lemnos, Lockyer was ordered by the strict officer Captain Alvin Coote Corry to complete a survey of Port Mudros, when the lieutenant had reportedly hoped to instead spend the weekend shooting partridges.
The Greek Ethnos daily reported on Monday that Greek and NATO radar systems detected that two Turkish F-16s were put under radar lock by a Russian missile cruiser carrying S-300 missiles off the island of Lemnos on Dec.
Defence officials said the Smetlivy was anchored off the Greek island of Lemnos when it spotted the fishing boat heading towards it some 900 metres away.
The incident happened in the northern part of the Aegean Sea some 12 nautical miles from the Greek island of Lemnos, the ministry said, RT reported.
30pm forty of the eighty sisters were landed from a lighter on to the shore of Lemnos.