HyperDic: crete

English > 1 sense of the word Crete:
NOUNlocationCrete, Kritithe largest Greek island in the Mediterranean
Crete > pronunciation
Soundskriy't
Rhymesaesthete ... worksheet: 76 rhymes with iyt...
English > Crete: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe largest Greek island in the Mediterranean; site of the Minoan civilization that reached / reached its peak in 1600 BC.
SynonymKriti
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
MembersCretanA native or inhabitant of Crete
Part ofGreece, Hellenic Republic, EllasA republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula
Mediterranean, Mediterranean SeaThe largest inland sea
PartsLabyrinth of MinosA vast labyrinth built in Crete by Daedalus at the command of Minos in order to contain the Minotaur
SpanishCreta
CatalanCreta

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