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Definition of the noun Thera

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Thera is a genus of Geometridae, described by Stephens in 1831.

Thera is a genus of Charopidae, described by Hutton in 1883.

Thera is a genus of Geometridae, described by Stephens in 1831.


Thera a.k.a. Santorini, classically Thera, and officially Thira, is an island in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km southeast of Greece's mainland. It is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. It forms the southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, with an area of approximately 73 km² and a 2011 census population of 15,550. The municipality of Santorini comprises the inhabited islands of Santorini and Therasia and the uninhabited islands of Nea Kameni, Palaia Kameni, Aspronisi, and Christiana. The total land area is 90.623 km². Santorini is part of the Thira regional unit.


Thera is a musical group.

  • albums: "Acid Pit / Menace", "Balti / Dhansak", "Machine / Revelation", "Stukka / Skyscrape"


Thera is a fictional character from the film "Oysters at Nam Kee's".


  1. "Thera" is a composition.
  2. "Thera" is a musical album of Steve Rachmad.
    • released in (18 years ago)

Phrases with Thera

  1. Thera Ecce
  2. Thera Etes
  3. Thera Caeca
  4. Thera Comis
  5. Thera Minor
  6. Thera Nigra
  7. Thera otisi
  8. Thera Woodi
  9. Thera Abolla
  10. Thera Albata
  11. Thera Albida
  12. Thera Divisa
  13. Thera Hospes
  14. Thera Latens
  15. Thera Prouti
  16. Thera Spania
  17. Thera Bellisi
  18. Thera Cembrae
  19. Thera Cognata
  20. genus Thera

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Thera

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Google previewBrains, Buddhas, and Believing (2014)

The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind by Dan Arnold

These underlying incompatibilities induce a notion of inferential weakening: “ Thera is a dog” incompatibility-entails, and so is inferentially stronger than, “ Thera is a mammal,” because everything incompatible with “Thera is a mammal” is ...

Google previewSessional Papers (1907)

Thera is an abundant supply of dry wood for fuel in all parts of the township as the bulk of the larger poplar has been firekilled and in places the second growth hides from view hundreds of fallen trees which make the woods almost impassnble ...

Google previewGuiding Readers Through Non-Fiction (2007)

Effective Strategies for Small-Group Instruction by Tom Rossi, Dave Leochko

Thera is a volcanic island located north of Crete in the Aegean Sea. Some time around 1500 BC, it was devastated by a volcanic explosion. Artefacts found on the island indicate an ancient culture did inhabit the island. Others say the dates of ...

Google previewA Handbook for Travellers in the Ionian Islands, Greece, Turkey, Asia Minor, and Constantinople (etc.) (1840)

It is called Thera by Strabo. It is in figure like a horse-shoe, and 36 miles ...

Google previewMarine Engineer and Naval Architect (1895)

Thera is an immense quantity of plant lying about the place and still kept in good ...

Google previewPure Wine and how to Know it (1869)

by James Lemoine Denman

The Thera is a Greek wine, and we prefer it to Sherry at twice its price ; it is not among the cheapest of Greek wines, but it is among the best. It will suit the English palate when once the vitiated taste for fiery liquor has partially subsided.

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, John Joseph Wynne, Thomas Joseph Shahan

Thera (or Santorin), Diocese of(Santorino), in the Cyclades. About the year 2000 b. c, the extinguished volcano of the island renewed its activities, destroyed the population, and a portion of the island which was engulfed in the sea. In 236 b. c. ...

Google previewPocket Encyclopedia (1811)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature by Edward Augustus Kendall

The obstacles that present thera - Selves, in an enterprize of this kind, are generally various and innumerable.

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Prehistoric Thera

Prehistoric Settlement of Akrotiri, Santorini...

Photo credit: Klearchos Kapoutsis

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Scrabble value of T1H4E1R1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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