Les·bos (lĕzbŏs, -bōs) also Lés·vos (-vôs)
An island of eastern Greece in the Aegean Sea near the northwest coast of Anatolia. An important Aeolian settlement, Lesbos was noted for its lyric poets, including Sappho, in the seventh century BC. After occupation by various powers, the island was annexed by Greece in 1913.
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