a seaport in W Thrace, in NE Greece.
a port in NE Greece, in W Thrace. Pop: 52 720 (2001 est) Former name (until the end of World War I) Dedéagach
a neurologic disorder marked by loss of the ability to understand written or printed language, usually resulting from a brain lesion or a congenital defect. Contemporary Examples “What was discovered in Daraya is horrible,” says a Damascus activist who goes by the name alexia Jade. Syrian Uprising Body Count Spikes as Assad Forces Massacre Civilians […]
a member of a congregation of brothers founded for the care of the sick at Mechlin, Brabant, in the 15th century. Historical Examples He was rushed to the Alexian Brothers’ Hospital, but died a short time after being received there. The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets Jane Addams The Alexian Hospital was operated […]
a son of Hercules and Hebe.
an epithet of Apollo, meaning “averter of evil,” in reference to his dispelling a plague that afflicted the Athenian forces in the Peloponnesian War.