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Patras,

Greece: see PátraiPátrai
or Patras
, Lat. Patrae, city (1991 pop. 153,344), capital of Akhaía prefecture, central Greece, in the Peloponnesus. It is a port on the Gulf of Pátrai, which connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Ionian Sea.
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Patras

a port in W Greece, in the NW Peloponnese on the Gulf of Patras (an inlet of the Ionian Sea): one of the richest cities in Greece until the 3rd century bc; under Turkish rule from 1458 to 1687 and from 1715 until the War of Greek Independence, which began here in 1821. Pop.: 193 000 (2005 est.)
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25pm about 95 miles south west of Athens, and about 25 miles outside Patras.
Sunday morning worshippers emerging from the Orthodox church view Patras and his friends over an array of icons set out for sale: a startling juxtaposition of the sacred and the profane.
Now, the banner has been unfurled over Patras (Patrai), the third largest urban center in Greece.
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PATRAS, Greece - They stood and cheered and chanted, almost danced as they waved.
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Knowing that most observers considered his victory over Karelin to be a fluke, Rulon entered the Greco-Roman world championship tournament in Patras, Greece, in December 2001.
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