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Chios

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chios an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece
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Usage

In literature:

In March, a body of Samian revolutionists landed in Chios and incited the islanders to rise against the Turk.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Accordingly, when they arrived opposite the island of Chios, the whole fleet came to anchor near the land.
"Darius the Great" by Jacob Abbott
He died shortly after the expedition had started, in the island of Chios, in 1456.
"A Little Tour in France" by Henry James
Chios has also been substituted for the name of "Cos," the island.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
Chios is about 30 m. long from N. to S., and from 8 to 15 m. broad; pop.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
The idea is drawn from Aristo of Chios, and the materials largely derived from Xenophon and Plato.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
Coeur set out on this expedition, but was taken ill at Chios, and died there on the 25th of November 1456.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
This tree provides the pistachio nuts which are now imported from Syria and Chios.
"Notes on Agriculture in Cyprus and Its Products" by William Bevan
Here I have brought thee from the Greek spoils of the Singing Swan a cup of Chios wine, which thou ever lovedst.
"Saga of Halfred the Sigskald" by Felix Dahn
The bulk of his literary work was done at 21, Tomihasa-chio.
"Lafcadio Hearn" by Nina H. Kennard
He lost his life in an attack on the island of Chios.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The smaller coasting steamers call, and there is an active trade with Chios and Smyrna.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
Herodotus ascribes the discovery of the art of welding iron to Glaucus of Chio, 430 years before the Christian aera.
"The American Quarterly Review" by Various
Among these were the editions of Massilia, of Chios and of Argolis.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5" by Various
One of these adventurers, named It Coan, had been a poor fisherman of Chio.
"A History of the Philippines" by David P. Barrows
Chios, Lesbos and Samos alone furnished ships; all the rest had commuted for a money payment.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
Nothing here connects the Homeridae with Chios.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
He belonged by birth to the little island of Psara, to the north-west of Chio.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
The island of Chios, a Venetian possession, was made over to them for a trading station.
"Venice and its Story" by Thomas Okey
At Chio some Turks came on board; the first Mussulmans I had seen.
"Three Months Abroad" by Anna Vivanti
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In news:

Food & Drink / Food Chain Top-notch cheap eats at Huaraches Dona Chio.
Octo-mom is set to pillow fight Shila from 'The Chio Morning Show'.
Snoop joins Chio, Shila and Tingle of Wired 96.5 Philly to explain why he changed his name and to debut three of his new reggae tracks: "Who's Down For Volleyball".
Lauren Hough rode Ohlala to the top of the Sparkassen Youngster Cup at the Aachen CHIO and won a foal by For Pleasure.
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In science:

Alberto Moraglio, Cecilia Di Chio, Julian Togelius and Riccardo Poli, 2008, “Geometric Particle Swarm Optimization”, Journal on Artificial Evolution and Applications, Article ID 143624. . T.F.
Efficient Inventory Optimization of Multi Product, Multiple Suppliers with Lead Time using PSO
Both chips have been successfully tested on testbench so that they are ready for tests with detectors. A third chio, SKIROC, has been partially developped, the analogue part, optimized for the ECAL, has been successfully tested earlier. A second version, with very large dynamic range and 64 channels, is underway.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee
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