Definition of Corinth in US English:


proper noun

  • A city on the northern coast of the Peloponnese, in Greece; population 27,600 (est. 2009). The modern city, built in 1858, is slightly northeast of the site of an ancient city of the same name that was a prominent city state in ancient Greece.

    Greek name Kórinthos
    brothel, house of ill repute, house of prostitution
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