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Greece: see SírosSíros
or Syros
, island (1991 pop. 19,870), 33 sq mi (85 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, one of the Cyclades. Ermoupolis, or Síros, is the island's main town and port. Síros is the richest and most populous of the Cyclades.
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Craig Eden, the Haven Centre's development officer, is delighted the charity can call on Syra's support.
Syra said that she feels that the films setting ndash Pakistans scenic Hunza valley ndash adds to the appeal of the film.
KyLyS (CyHAN)- Three rocket projectiles which were fired from Syra landed the Kilis, a Turkish city sharing borderline with Syria, injuring some people.
Among whome attractive Humayun Saeed, gorgeous Amna Shiekh and adorably cute couple of Shehroz Sabzwari and Syra Sabzwari were the attraction.
Instead of addressing the pain of the Syrians on the basis of individuals, families or districts, it is our hope that the peace, tranquility and stability be reinstated in Syra through a permanent political solution as soon as possible and that the Syrian people begin their march towards a bright future in unity.
My use of the Vetus Syra (anterior to the Peshitta) in NT criticism is amply justified, because it reflects a Greek Vorlage that is more ancient than all extant Greek manuscripts, apart from perhaps a couple of fragmentary papyri.
The exhibition was sponsored and hosted by Sodic, a real estate development company, with the British Council, Syra Arts and United Religions Initiative as program partners.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Reserve Syra and Malbec.
On August 5, she captured the German steamship Syra which was sent back to the UK with a prize crew aboard.
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