Usage Greek Mythology
Scripts Κόρκυρα(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsKerkyra
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Meaning & History
Korkyra was a beautiful nymph daughter of Asopos and Metope. Poseidon felt in love with her and brought Korkyra to the hitherto unnamed island and, in marital bliss, offered her name to the place which gradually evolved to Kerkyra (the actual Greek name of Corfu Island).