cephalonia

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cephalonia

 [sef″ah-lo´ne-ah]
a condition in which the head is abnormally enlarged, with sclerotic hyperplasia of the brain.

cephalonia

An obsolete term for macrocephaly accompanied by cerebral hypertrophy.
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Homer's Ithaca wasn't the Greek island now called Ithaki, but was located on a western peninsula of the island of Kefallinia (Kefalonia), an area now called Paliki, according to an international team of geologists, classicists and archaeologists.
The party also visited friends on other islands, including the actor Nicolas Cage on nearby Kefallinia.
and Ferentinos, G.: 1984, Tectonics and sedimentation in the Gulf of Corinth and the Zakynthos and Kefallinia channels, western Greece.
Principal battles and sieges: Cephalonia (Kefallinia) (1500); Canosa (Canosa di Puglia) (1502); Taranto, Cerignola, the Garigliano (central Italy) (1503); Velez de la Gomera (1508); Oran (1509); Tripoli (1510); Revenna (1512); Marignano (Melegnano) (1515); La Bicocca (near Milan) (1522).