NE´LIA (Νηλία), a town of Magnesia in Thessaly, between which and lolcus Demetrias was situated. Leake identifies it with the remains of a small Hellenic town above Lekhónia. (Strab. ix. p.436; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. iv. p. 379.)
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