Imbros

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Imbros

a Turkish island in the NE Aegean Sea, west of the Gallipoli Peninsula: occupied by Greece (1912--14) and Britain (1914--23). Area: 280 sq. km (108 sq. miles)
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Anastasia was born in Imvros, Turkey the daughter of George and Maria Cirpa, coming to the United States in 1931.
On Monday, May 16, the intramural part of Evripidou street, Xanthis Xenieros from Constantinos Palaeologos to Royal Hall and Ayios Ioannis street will be paved over and on Tuesday, May 17, works will be carried out in Fotinou Pana, Andreas Laskaratou, Imvros and Pasteur streets.
Born in 1940 on the island of Imvros in Turkey, Bartholomew I attended the Patriarchal School at Halki (closed by Turkish authorities in 1974) in the 1960s, followed by studies in Rome, Munich, and Bossey.