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a Greek island in the S Aegean, in the Cyclades group. 30 sq. mi. (78 sq. km).
a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of a Minoan settlement and of the volcano that ended Minoan civilization on Crete. Pop: 13 402 (2001) Also called Santoríni Modern Greek name Thíra

Santorini San·to·ri·ni (sān’tə-rē’nē, sän’tô-), Giovanni Domenico. 1681-1737.

Italian physician and anatomist whose works, especially Observationes Anatomicae (1724) are noted for their thorough descriptions and detailed illustrations.


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