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SINGUS

SINGUS (Σίγγος, Hdt. 7.122; Thuc. 5.18; Böckh, Corp. Inscr. vol. i. p. 304; Ptol. 3.13.11; Steph. B. sub voce Plin. Nat. 4.17: Eth. Σιγγαῖοι), a town of Sithonia in Macedonia, upon the gulf to which it gave its name, SINGITICUS SINUS (Σιγγιτικὸς κόλπος, Ptol. l.c.: Gulf of Ághion Oros), identified with Sykía, probably a corrupted form of the old name. (Leake, Northern Greece, vol. iii. p. 153.)

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