One of the 13 peripheries of Greece; an island in the Mediterranean Sea. (proper noun)
Examples of word Crete
For the topography of Crete, Pashley's _Travels in Crete_ and Spratt's
CRETE - Crete took advantage of early Lincoln Pius X errors Friday at Simon Field and rolled to a 31-14 win that clinched the District B-4 title and a 12th straight state playoff berth.
The proposed Chinese container port in Crete, for instance, could create at least 800 jobs.
So whilst it is, of course, terrible what happened to a British tourist in Crete, you do have to ask whether it will take THIS kind of treatment to get some British men to keep their shorts on and British women to keep their tops on in bars abroad.