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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cephalonia

An obsolete term for macrocephaly accompanied by cerebral hypertrophy.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"There's not a shred of doubt that I am dead:" so begins Luigi Ballerini's Cephalonia, a narrative poem consisting of a dialogue or, as the poet calls it, "a two-voiced monologue" centered on the Cephalonia WWII massacre, which occurred in the days immediately following the 1943 armistice.
Braving the streets of Rome, she'll then cross to southern Italy where she'll get a ferry to Cephalonia in time for a few days' rest before stepsister Char-maine Brenyah's wedding.
The Cephalonia earthquake displacements were recorded by several continuous global positioning system (cGPS) stations of NOANET (www.gein.noa.gr/gps.html; Ganas et al., 2011, 2014; Figure 1).
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Italian troops in Cephalonia, a small island in the Ionian Sea, surrendered to the Germans after a week of fighting.
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Natasha Newman, 16, from Highgate in north London, is in a "very serious" condition in an intensive care unit in Athens after falling ill while holidaying on the island of Cephalonia.
Greek firefighters said they had brought under control the largest wildfires so far this year, including several on the outskirts of Athens.More than 100 forest fires have broken out since Tuesday in various parts of the country, including three late on Wednesday, in the central Tembi valley and on the islands of Crete and Cephalonia.With minimal rainfall and strong seasonal winds, Greece faces the threat of forest fires every summer.Last year, devastating forest fires left 77 dead and burned 270,000 hectares of forest.
Cunard Line's newest ship, Queen Victoria, will feature maiden calls that include Kristiansand, Norway; Gothenburg, Sweden; Alghero on the Italian Island of Sardinia; and Cephalonia, Greece.
We flew to nearby Cephalonia, which some say is the place Homer really had in mind when he wrote about Odysseus's homeland, and caught a late-night ferry for the short distance to Vathy.