Type Region & Settlement
Scripts Κόρινθος(Greek) Ϙόρινθος(Doric Greek)
Other Forms FormsNew Corinth (for the modern region), Ancient Corinth (for the ancient city-state)
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Meaning & History
From Greek Κόρινθος (Korinthos), ultimately from Doric Greek Ϙόρινθος. This is the name of a former municipality in Corinthia in south-central Greece, as well as the name of an ancient Greek city-state (polis) on the Isthmus of Corinth.