Definition of Melos in English:

Melos

Pronunciation /ˈmēläs/ /ˈmilɑs/

proper noun

  • A Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the southwest of the Cyclades group. It was the center of a flourishing civilization in the Bronze Age and is the site of the discovery in 1820 of a Hellenistic marble statue of Aphrodite, the Venus de Milo.