Piræus

Piræus, the port of Athens 5 m. SW. of the city, planned by Themistocles, built in the time of Pericles, and afterwards connected with the city for safety by strong walls, which was destroyed by the Spartans at the end of the Peloponnesian War, but restored, to fall afterwards into neglect and ruins.

Population (circa 1900) given as 36,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Pipe of Peace * Pirano
Pinel, Philippe
Pinero, Arthur Wing
Pinerolo
Pinkerton, John
Pinkie
Pinto, Mendez
Pinturicchio
Pinzen
Piozzi, Hester
Pipe of Peace
Piræus
Pirano
Pirithous
Pirke Aboth
Pirna
Pisa
Pisano, Nicola
Pisgah
Pishin
Pisidia
Pisistratus

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Piræus in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable