For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for Herakleion or Iraklion?
Header of heraklion



  1. Heraklion, or Heraclion also Iraklion is the largest city and the administrative capital of the island of Crete, Greece. It is one of the largest cities in Greece.
  2. Heraklion is one of the four regional units of Crete. The capital is the city of Heraklion.
    • also known as Irakleion, Nomos Irakleiou, Irákleion, Nomós Iraklíou, Iráklion, Nomos Irakliou, Heraclion, Iraklion, Nomós Irakleíou
    • country: Greece
    • official website:


Heraklion is a fictional character from the 2011 film Immortals.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Heraklion

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewUnlocking the Keys (2013)

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Mystery and a Kiwi Traveller by Vicky Cavanagh-Hodge

For us, Heraklion is a staging post to explore the nearby palace remains of Knossos. Covering more than eleven acres, the palace is an enormous structure: five stories high, decorated with frescoes, a throne room, central courtyard and even flushing toilets. It was once centre of the legendry Minoan civilisation, and it is a striking example of the culture's engineering genius, highly evolved craftsmanship and aesthetic sensibilities. When first excavated in 1900 by British 168 Vicky ...

Google previewWords of Mercury (2010)

by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Heraklion is a great walled Venetian city.

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of High Performance Silicones (2014)

by Atul Tiwari, Mark D. Soucek

Heraklion,Crete. Wenjun Qiu is an Associate Professor in The Angstrom Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden. Lígia R Rodrigues is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (IBB), Centreof Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Campus deGualtar, Portugal. Charan M. Shah is a Ph.D. Candidate, Functional Materials and Mcirosystems Research ...

Google previewThe Tourism Society's Dictionary for the Tourism Industry

by Collins, V.R.

Australia Hyderabad, Pakistan Helsinki, Finland Heraklion (Crete), Greece Haifa, Israel Hiroshima, Japan Hong Kong (Kai Tak), ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Military History (2004)

by James C. Bradford

invariably defeated Turkish squadrons in engagements at Halicarnassus, Geronda, Samos, Lesbos, Heraklion, and Methonij despite being smaller and usually equipped as merchantmen, because they were easy to maneuver. In particular, the Greeks made very skilful use of fireships. The Greeks captured the powerful fortress of Monemvasia in August 1821 and on 5 October stormed Tripolis, the Ottoman ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

Heraklion . Dalian, Malian, Somalian . Chellean, Machiavellian, Orwellian, Sabellian, Trevelyan, triskelion . Wesleyan . alien, Australian, bacchanalian, Castalian, Deucalion, episcopalian, Hegelian, madrigalian, mammalian, Pygmalion, Salian, saturnalian, sesquipedalian, tatterdemalion, Thessalian, Westphalian . anthelion, Aristotelian, Aurelian, Carnelian, Chameleon, Karelian, Mendelian, Mephistophelian, Pelion, Sahelian . Abbevillian, Azilian, Brazilian, caecilian, Castillan, ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Heraklion

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Heraklion

Click on an item to view that photo:


Scrabble value of H4E1R1A1K5L1I1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of HERAKLION

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Heraklion!

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of Heraklion to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary