Léros lĕ´rôs, lē´rŏs [key], island (1991 pop. 8,059), c.20 sq mi (50 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea; one of the Dodecanese. The port of Lakkíon, or Lakkí, was the naval base of Portolago under Italian rule in the early 20th cent. and has notable examples of Facscist rationalist architecture.

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