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Delos

A floating island ultimately made fast to the bottom of the sea by Poseidon (Neptune). Apollo having become possessor of it by exchange, made it his favourite retreat. It is one of the Cyclades.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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