Ikaría or Icaria (both: Īkârˈēə) [key], mountainous island, c.100 sq mi (260 sq km), SE Greece, one of the Sporades, near Turkey. It has iron-ore deposits and sulfur springs. According to Greek mythology Icarus fell into the sea near the island.
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