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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.
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(Placename) the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara, separating European from Asian Turkey. Ancient name: Hellespont
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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.
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|Noun||1.||Dardanelles - the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey|
|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
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Dardanelles[ˌdɑːdəˈnelz] NPL → Dardanelos mpl
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the Dardanelles → les Dardanelles fpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
pl → Dardanellen pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Dardanelles[ˌdɑːdəˈnɛlz] npl the Dardanelles → i Dardanelli
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