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Pel·o·pon·ne·sus

 (pĕl′ə-pə-nē′səs) also Pel·o·pon·nese (pĕl′ə-pə-nēz′, -nēs′)
A peninsula forming the southern part of Greece south of the Gulf of Corinth. It was dominated by Sparta until the fourth century bc.

Pel′o·pon·ne′sian (-nē′zhən, -shən) adj. & n.
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Peloponnese

(ˌpɛləpəˈniːs)
n
(Placename) the Peloponnese the S peninsula of Greece, joined to central Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth: chief cities in ancient times were Sparta and Corinth, now Patras. Pop: 503 300 (2001). Area: 21 439 sq km (8361 sq miles). Also known as: Peloponnesus Medieval name: Morea Modern Greek name: Peloponnesos
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Peloponnese - the southern peninsula of GreecePeloponnese - the southern peninsula of Greece; dominated by Sparta until the 4th century BC
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
Sparta - an ancient Greek city famous for military prowess; the dominant city of the Peloponnesus prior to the 4th century BC
Olympia - a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games
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Peloponnesos
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Peloponnese

[ˌpeləpəˈniːs] N the Peloponneseel Peloponeso
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Peloponnese

nPeloponnes m
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