Associations to the word «Crete»


CRETE, proper noun. One of the 13 peripheries of Greece; an island in the Mediterranean Sea.
CRETE, noun. (archaic) A Cretan.

Dictionary definition

CRETE, noun. The largest Greek island in the Mediterranean; site of the Minoan civilization that reached its peak in 1600 BC.

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