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.
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Aegean Sea

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


n.
an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Turkey. Also called Aegean.
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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
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