Dhodhekanisos

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Dhodhekánisos

(ðɔðɛˈkanisɔs)
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(Placename) a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for the Dodecanese
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Noun1.Dhodhekanisos - a group of islands in the southeast Aegean Sea
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Rodhos, Rhodes - a Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast; the largest of the Dodecanese; it was colonized before 1000 BC by Dorians from Argos; site of the Colossus of Rhodes