Sentence Examples with the word Euripus

CHALCIS, the chief town of the island of Euboea in Greece, situated on the strait of the Euripus at its narrowest point.

The name Euripus was corrupted during the middle ages into Evripo and Egripo, and in this latter form transferred to the whole island, whence the Venetians, when they occupied the district, altered it to Negroponte, referring to the bridge which connected it with the mainland.