Definitions of corinth

  1. A city of Greece, famed for its luxury and extravagance.
  2. A small fruit; a currant.

Usage examples for corinth

  1. He is writing from Corinth, then the centre of Greek life, to Rome, the centre of the world's life. – Quiet Talks about Jesus by S. D. Gordon
  2. Carthage was destroyed; as was also Corinth, a Greek city. – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  3. The nations of the Peloponnese closed the isthmus of Corinth by a wall. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  4. He fought in several battles, and at Corinth commanded a brigade. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  5. Of the immediate causes of the war the first is to be found in the affairs of Epidamnus, Corcyra, and Corinth, of which Corcyra was a colony. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  6. I bought that little brown scamp in the market, and I shall take him with me to Corinth as a remembrance of Memphis, if he brings me back something pretty this time. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. Early in the winter the Syracusan envoys arrived at Corinth, and made an earnest appeal for help. – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  8. Up yonder at Corinth, our " new and far better" base, was Sidney Johnston an " imbecile," a " coward," a " traitor"? – Kincaid's Battery by George W. Cable
  9. Barrett's battery, moving back by the Corinth road, came into position with McClernand's division in its second position. – From Fort Henry to Corinth by Manning Ferguson Force
  10. You know of what consequence our family is in Corinth, and when I think of that, then to be sure-" " Then to be sure?" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. He must wed: Wed with this Creon's child, who now is head And chief of Corinth. – Medea of Euripedes by Euripedes
  12. Rome was appealed to for advice, and Roman ambassadors came to Corinth; but they were so unpopular, that on a visit to the theatre, where they had gone, expecting fair play, they were insulted and pelted by the audience. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  13. And so he approached Corinth. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  14. Ibycus, the wandering poet, would go to Corinth, there perhaps to receive a crown. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  15. Corinth and Miletus repeated it in clinging keys. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  16. The quick- witted sharp- eyed Greek was not slow to copy, and by the beginning of the next century the busy shipwrights of Corinth were building the new craft for Samians as well as for themselves. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  17. In The Queen of Corinth, indeed, they talk differently; but it is all talk, and nothing is real in it but the dread of losing a reputation. – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
  18. I love a youth of Corinth- O the bliss! – Keats: Poems Published in 1820 by John Keats
  19. He started with only seven ships from Corinth, two from Korkyra, and one from Leukadia; and as he put to sea at night and was sailing with a fair wind, he suddenly saw the heavens open above his ship and pour down a flood of brilliant light. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch