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Definition of the noun nemea

What does nemea mean as a name of something?


  1. a valley in southeastern Greece where the Nemean Games were held
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: vale / valley = a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
    • part of: Ellas / Greece / Hellenic Republic = a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula

Phrases with Nemea

  1. Lampides Nemea Sanava
  2. Delias Nemea
  3. Phryxe Nemea
  4. Oliarus Nemea
  5. Tachina Nemea
  6. Lampides Nemea
  7. Ceruncina Nemea
  8. Hypothyris Nemea
  9. Metaphycus Nemea
  10. Lampides Nemea Nemea
  11. Species Delias Nemea
  12. Species Phryxe Nemea
  13. Species Oliarus Nemea
  14. Species Tachina Nemea
  15. Species Lampides Nemea
  16. Species Ceruncina Nemea
  17. Species Hypothyris Nemea
  18. Species Metaphycus Nemea

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nemea

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Google previewThe Wine Bible (2001)

by Karen MacNeil

Vines Peloponnese 1 00% agiorgitiko With its dense berry fruit and hint of spice, Pape Johannou's old vines Nemea could easily double for an old vine zmfandel from California. While the regular Pape Johannou Nemea is a delicious wine ...

Google previewValerius Flaccus: Argonautica (2015)

by Valerius Flaccus

Nemeen: Nemea is the name of a place in the northern Peloponnese including the surrounding valley, where Hercules killed the Nemean lion (Apollod. Bibl. 2.5. 1). The word appears in its (Ionic) Greek form (Nemee) with Greek inflection ...

Google previewThe Food and Wine of Greece (1993)

More Than 250 Classic and Modern Dishes from the Mainland and Islands by Diane Kochilas

Nemea is a gentle sloping vineyard in the northeastern Peloponnisos, ...

Google previewGreece (2003)

by Dana Facaros, Linda Theodorou

Nemea means meadow or pasture, an apt description of this charming landscape of rolling hills swathed in vines. You can tell the fields bearing raisin grapes by the presence of flat cement rectangles, with bits of scaffolding where the grapes ...

Google previewPindarou Epinikoi Nemeonikais (1890)

The Nemean Odes of Pindar by Pindar

Nemea is a dispenser (vi/iw) of balm and ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

In the adjoining mountain is still shown the den of the lion, fifteen stadia from the place Nemea (Pausania`s); in which stands a considerable temple of Jupiter Nemaeus and Cleonaeus, so named from the vicinity of these two places. This place ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

NEMEA (Strabo, Livy); a river of Achaia, running between Sicyon and Corinth, the common boundary of both territories, and falling into the Corinthian bay. - NEMEA, in Ancient Geography, situated between Cleonae and Philus in Argolis; ...

Google previewA General Bibliographical Dictionary (1837)

by Friedrich Adolf Ebert

Nemea. Isthmia. Callimachi hymni qui inveniuntur. Dionysius de situ orbis. Licophronis (sic) Alexandra, obscurum poema (gr.). Ven., Aldus et And. Asul., m. Jan. 1513. 8°. 8 leaves of preliminary matter, and 373 pages. The first edition, fine and ...

Google previewConflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia by Sara E. Phang, Iain Spence Ph.D., Douglas Kelly Ph.D., Peter Londey Ph.D.

Nemea,. Battle. of. (394). A decisive Spartan land victory over the allied states of Argos, Athens, Corinth, and Boeotia (Thebes)...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

NEMEA (Strabo, Livy) ; a river of Achaia, running between Sicyou and Corinth, the common boundary of both territories, and falling into the Corinthian bay. Nemea, in Ancient Geography, situated between Cleonse ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeology (2015)

by Nancy Thomson de Grummond

subjects, as well as excavation reports on the Athenian Agora, Corinth, Nemea, and Troy. S. G. MILLER is Professor of Classics at the ...

Google previewLempriere's Classical dictionary, abridged by E.H. Barker (1843)

by Edmund Henry Barker, Joseph Cauvin

Nemea, a city of Argolis, north-west of Mycenw, celebrated as the haunt of the lion slain by Hercules, ...

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Scrabble value of N1E1M3E1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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