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Cythera,Greece: see KíthiraKíthira
, island (1991 pop. 3,021), c.109 sq mi (282 sq km), S Greece, in the Mediterranean Sea, southernmost of the Ionian Islands, off the S Peloponnesus. Mostly rocky with many streams, it produces wine, goat cheese, olives, corn, and flax.
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1. a Greek island off the SE coast of the Peloponnese: in ancient times a centre of the worship of Aphrodite. Pop.: 3354 (2001). Area: about 285 sq. km (110 sq. miles)
2. the chief town of this island, on the S coast. Pop.: 300 (latest est.)