Dardanelles


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Dar·da·nelles

 (där′dn-ĕlz′) Formerly Hel·les·pont (hĕl′ĭ-spŏnt′)
A strait connecting the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara. An important shipping channel, it marks the conventional boundary between Asia and Europe.

Dardanelles

(ˌdɑːdəˈnɛlz)
n
(Placename) the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara, separating European from Asian Turkey. Ancient name: Hellespont

Dar•da•nelles

(ˌdɑr dnˈɛlz)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
the strait between European and Asian Turkey, connecting the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara. 40 mi. (64 km) long; 1–5 mi. (1.6–8 km) wide. Ancient, Hellespont.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dardanelles - the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian TurkeyDardanelles - the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
2.Dardanelles - the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
Translations

Dardanelles

[ˌdɑːdəˈnelz] NPLDardanelos mpl

Dardanelles

[ˌdɑːrdəˈnɛlz] npl
the Dardanelles → les Dardanelles fpl

Dardanelles

plDardanellen pl

Dardanelles

[ˌdɑːdəˈnɛlz] npl the Dardanellesi Dardanelli
References in classic literature ?
Now, as a vessel of war readily passes through the Dardanelles, hence a sperm whale could, by the same route, pass out of the Mediterranean into the Propontis.
The boat was now all but jammed between two vast black bulks, leaving a narrow Dardanelles between their long lengths.
A light yacht, chaste and elegant in its form, was gliding amidst the first dews of night over the immense lake, extending from Gibraltar to the Dardanelles, and from Tunis to Venice.
When I rode across the Troad from the Dardanelles to Hissarlik and Mount Ida, I noticed that my dragoman and his men did all our outdoor cooking exactly in the Odyssean and Iliadic fashion.
After tarrying here awhile, the Bay of Salamis will be crossed, and a day given to Corinth, whence the voyage will be continued to Constantinople, passing on the way through the Grecian Archipelago, the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmora, and the mouth of the Golden Horn, and arriving in about forty-eight hours from Athens.
Here it is proposed to remain two days, visiting the harbors, fortifications, and battlefields of the Crimea; thence back through the Bosphorus, touching at Constantinople to take in any who may have preferred to remain there; down through the Sea of Marmora and the Dardanelles, along the coasts of ancient Troy and Lydia in Asia, to Smyrna, which will be reached in two or two and a half days from Constantinople.
If they won't have me back in France, although heaven knows why not, can I be sent to the Dardanelles, or even East Africa?
FOG IN DARDANELLES: Dardanelles Strait was closed to transit sea transport as bidirectional due to the heavy fog effective across the Ecanakkale province of Turkey.
The project, which will be carried out by the Trans Anatolian Pipeline Company (Tapco), was envisioned to reduce increasing traffic on the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles Straits in Istanbul and to provide an alternative route for Russian and Kazakhstan?
EcANAKKALE (CyHAN)- Following some Russian warships, Turkey granted US warship permission to sail into Black Sea after passing through Turkey controlled Dardanelles Strait in the western province of Ecanakkkale.
Situated at the southeastern corner of Europe, Turkey straddles the straits that divide Europe and Asia -- the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmara and the Bosporus.
September 10, 1915: A Rastrick soldier serving in the Dardanelles had been killed.