Crossword clues for paros
Paros (; ; Venetian: Paro) is a Greek island in the central Aegean Sea. One of the Cyclades island group, it lies to the west of Naxos, from which it is separated by a channel about wide. It lies approximately south-east of Piraeus. The Municipality of Paros includes numerous uninhabited offshore islets totaling of land. Its nearest neighbor is the municipality of Antiparos, which lies to its southwest.
Historically, Paros was known for its fine white marble, which gave rise to the term "Parian" to describe marble or china of similar qualities. Today, abandoned marble quarries and mines can be found on the island, but Paros is primarily known as a popular tourist spot.
Paros is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of South Aegean. The regional unit covers the islands of Paros, Antiparos and several smaller islands in the Aegean Sea.
Paros is a Greek island of the Cyclades. It can also refer to:
- Paros (regional unit), an administrative unit that includes the island of Paros
- Nahapetavan, a town in Armenia formerly known as Paros
- Sălașu de Sus, the Romanian commune which includes the village of Paroş
- Paroș River, a river in Romania
- Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space (PAROS), see list of acronyms: P
Usage examples of "paros".
Greece, the magnificent sea and sky she remembers from Paros and Delos, Delphi and the temple at Sounion.
I had to put aside like a curtain the pallor of the marble to go back, in so far as possible, from those motionless contours to the living form, from the hard texture of Paros or Pentelikon to the flesh itself.
Ptolemy built the nearly unimaginable Lighthouse of Paros Island, four hundred feet high, one of the wonders of the ancient world.
Epidauros in the near Peloponnese, and there, after dutifully admiring the buildings and the exquisite sculptures of Thrasymedes of Paros, Marius took the sleep diagnosis administered by the priests of Asklepios.
They had also visited Epidauros in the near Peloponnese, and there, after dutifully admiring the buildings and the exquisite sculptures of Thrasymedes of Paros, Marius took the sleep diagnosis administered by the priests of Asklepios.
I heard you'd accused Alexias of murdering Dimitri Paros, but you haven't a hope in hell of proving it.
His first port of call was Paros where he fought with the sons of Minos.
Consider that the same things have been said by the inhabitants of Chios and Abydos, by the Aeneans, the Maronites, the Thasians, by the natives of Paros and Samos, of Larissa and Messene, and by the people over there in Achaia, and that those upon whom he was able to inflict most injury have made the gravest and most serious charges.