Candia



former name of Iráklion.
former name of Crete.
a seaport in N Crete.
Contemporary Examples

Blindness as a Way of Seeing: Candia McWilliam’s Powerful Memoir Lucy Scholes April 5, 2012
Blindness as a Way of Seeing: Candia McWilliam’s Powerful Memoir Lucy Scholes April 5, 2012

Historical Examples

Three Months Abroad Anna Vivanti
Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I Sir John Ross
The Bravo J. Fenimore Cooper
Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger Elihu G. Holland
Children’s Stories in American History Henrietta Christian Wright
Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger Elihu G. Holland
Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I Sir John Ross
The Ocean World: Louis Figuier

noun
the Italian name for Iráklion
noun
a port in Greece, in N Crete: former capital of Crete (until 1841); ruled by Venetians (13th–17th centuries). Pop: 150 000 (2005 est) Italian name Candia Also called Heraklion, Herakleion

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