Negroponte sentence example

negroponte
  • The name Euripus was corrupted during the middle ages into Evripo and Egripo, and in this latter form transferred to the whole island, whence the Venetians, when they occupied the district, altered it to Negroponte, referring to the bridge which connected it with the mainland.
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  • One, from which a pasha of Negroponte (Euboea) is said to have supplied his table, is still called "the spring of the cadi."
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  • The OLPC project was created by computer industry expert Nicholas Negroponte.
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