Ionian Sea


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Ionian Sea

An arm of the Mediterranean Sea between western Greece and southern Italy. It is linked with the Adriatic Sea by the Strait of Otranto.

Ionian Sea

n
(Placename) the part of the Mediterranean Sea between SE Italy, E Sicily, and Greece

Io′nian Sea′


n.
an arm of the Mediterranean between S Italy, E Sicily, and Greece.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ionian Sea - an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between western Greece and southern ItalyIonian Sea - an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between western Greece and southern Italy
Gulf of Corinth, Gulf of Lepanto - inlet of the Ionian Sea between central Greece and the Peloponnesus
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
Translations
Йонийско море
Jónské moře
Ioniske Hav
Ionisches Meer
Joonia meri
Joonianmeri
mer Ionienne
Mar Ionio
イオニア海
Mare Ionium
Ionische Zee
Mar Jônico
Jonsko morje
Joniska havet

Ionian Sea

[aɪˌəʊniənˈsiː] n
the Ionian Sea → la mer Ionienne

Ionian Sea

[aɪˈəʊnɪənˈsiː] n the Ionian Seail mar Ionio
References in classic literature ?
The Chones inhabited the part toward Iapigia and the Ionian Sea which is called Syrtis.
A Ionian Sea B Adriatic Sea C Black Sea D Aegean Sea 2.
Mareblue Beach Resort is situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in Corfu, take in the panoramic views of the Ionian Sea with crystal clear turquoise waters.
Which island in the Ionian Sea has the Greek name, Kerkira?
We love island-hopping around the Ionian Sea but also enjoy the longer trips to Malta, Sicily and Italy.
Its coastline spreads lengthwise along the Adriatic Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, and the Strait of Otranto and the Gulf of Tarento to the south.
We'll certainly miss daydreaming over those blue skies, olive orchards, sleepy rural villages and lingering shots of the Ionian Sea. Not to mention young Gerry's menagerie of cute creatures, which includes flamingos, otters, donkeys and lizards.
The epicenter of the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.0, was in the Ionian Sea, some 83 miles (133.5 km) southwest of Patras in the Peloponnese.
According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter was recorded in the Ionian Sea, roughly 50 miles from the Greek city of Pyrgos and 175 miles from capital city of Athens, Sputnik reported.
The main harbor for the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea was damaged though it was still functional, civil protection agency press spokesman Spyros Georgiou said.
The move came following recent remarks by Nikos Kotzias, who has recently resigned as Greek foreign minister, that his country was ready to extend its territorial waters from six miles to 12 miles in the Ionian Sea. The Turkish Foreign Ministry's Spokesman Hami Aksoy said Turkey was closely monitoring statements from Athens about gradual territorial water extension plans, Anadolu news agency reported.
What dangers lie in Helios, a bewitching land where ancient rituals are still enacted to appease the gods, young men risk their lives in the treacherous depths of the Ionian Sea, and the volatile earth can erupt at any moment?