Aegean Sea


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Aegean Sea

An arm of the Mediterranean Sea off southeast Europe between Greece and Turkey. The numerous Aegean Islands dotting the sea include the Cyclades, the Dodecanese, and the Sporades. Most of the islands belong to Greece.

Aegean Sea

n
(Placename) an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey

Aege′an Sea′


n.
an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Turkey. Also called Aegean.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aegean Sea - an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and TurkeyAegean Sea - an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia
Aegean island - an island in the Aegean Sea
Lemnos, Limnos - a Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea; famous for a reddish-brown clay that has medicinal properties
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
Translations
ÄgäisÄgäisches Meer
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ANKARA, Dec 15, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish military said on Tuesday that Greek jets intercepted Turkish jets four times over the Aegean Sea.
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Three other centres are planned for Samos, Leros and Kos for the reception and registration of economic migrants and war-zone refugees arriving across the Aegean Sea from Turkey.
EcANAKKALE (CyHAN)- Reportedly, a Russian battleship named 'Smetlivy' fired warning shot at a Turkish fishing boat in Aegean Sea on Sunday.
It was reported Friday that Mihaylova has dismissed a total of 23 senior officials, including the 16 directors of regional inspectorates, the directors of the three National Parks Rila, Pirin and Central Balkan, and the heads of the four basin directorates (Danube River Basin Directorate, Black Sea Basin Directorate, East Aegean Sea River Basin Directorate, West Aegean Sea River Basin Directorate).
ANKARA, Dec 14, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish military said on Tuesday that Greek jets intercepted Turkish jets four times over the Aegean Sea.
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