noun /ˈθesəli/
A region in north-central Greece; one of its 13 periferies. It contains the prefectures of Karditsa, Larissa, Magnesia and Trikala.

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  • Thessaly — [thes′ə lē] region of E Greece, between the Pindus Mountains & the Aegean Sea: see GREECE Thessalian [thə sal′yən, thəsā′lē ən] adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Thessaly — Thessalia redirects here. For the butterfly genus, see Thessalia (butterfly).: For the Ancient Thessalian dialect, see Aeolic Greek Infobox Peri GR name = Thessaly name local = Περιφέρεια Θεσσαλίας prefec = Karditsa Larissa Magnesia Trikala… …   Wikipedia

  • Thessaly — Thessalian /the say lee euhn, sayl yeuhn/, adj., n. /thes euh lee/, n. a region in E Greece: a former division of ancient Greece. 659,913; 5208 sq. mi. (14,490 sq. km). * * * Historical region and current administrative region (pop., 2001:… …   Universalium

  • Thessaly —    Region in central Greece (q.v.) distinguished by a large plain that is surrounded by mountains. The famous rock top monasteries of Meteora (q.v.) are situated on the edge of this plain. Thessaly s chief Byzantine cities included Larissa, Lamia …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Thessaly — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Thessaly Country and Admin Code GR.ESYE14 GR …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Thessaly — noun a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central Greece; Thessaly was a former region of ancient Greece • Syn: ↑Thessalia • Members of this Region: ↑Cynoscephalae, ↑battle of Cynoscephalae • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thessaly — or Greek Thessalía geographical name region E Greece between Pindus Mountains & the Aegean • Thessalian adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • THESSALY —    the largest division of ancient Greece, a wide, fertile plain stretching southward from the Macedonian border to the Maliac Gulf, and entirely surrounded by mountains save the Vale of Tempe in the NE. between Mounts Ossa and Olympus; was… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thessaly — div., CEN. Greece; 5,399 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Thessaly — n. region in eastern central Greece …   English contemporary dictionary

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