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Lesbos, Greek island in the Aegean Sea, near Turkey. Also known as Mitilini, it spans about 630 square miles (1,630 sq km) and produces olives, wheat, wine, grapes, and tobacco. A cultured center of ancient Greece, Lesbos was the home of Sappho, Aristotle, and Epicurus.

See also: Greece.

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