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1) Alexandroupolis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...pop. 52,556), capital of Evros prefecture, NE Greece, W Thrace, a seaport on the Gulf of Ainos, an inlet of the Aegean Sea. It is near the Turkish frontier. Alexandroupolis...

2) Kefallinia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...an irregular coastline and is largely mountainous, rising to c.5,340 ft (1,630 m) at Mt. Ainos, which in ancient times was crowned by a temple to Zeus. Argostolion,...

3) enigma. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Latin aenigma, from Greek ainigma, from ainissesthai, ainig-, to speak in riddles, from ainos, fable....

4) Ionian Islands. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and numerous islets. Largely mountainous, the islands reach their highest point at Mt. Ainos (c.5,340 ft/1,630 m) on Kefallinia. Fruits, grains, timber, olives, wine,...

5) Chapter 22. Tabooed Words. § 3. Names of the Dead tabooed. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...and the Todas of Southern India; the Mongols of Tartary and the Tuaregs of the Sahara; the Ainos of Japan and the Akamba and Nandi of Eastern Africa; the Tinguianes...

6) Chapter 3. Sympathetic Magic. § 2. Homoeopathic or Imitative Magic. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...would twirl the corn-stalks and prevent them from growing straight. So, too, among the Ainos of Saghalien a pregnant woman may not spin nor twist ropes for two months...

7) Chapter 52. Killing the Divine Animal. § 5. Killing the Sacred Bear. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...where I shall attempt to show that the solemn ceremonial of the bear-festival among the Ainos and other tribes of North-eastern Asia is only a particularly striking...

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