Dodecanese

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Do·dec·a·nese

 (dō-dĕk′ə-nēz′, -nēs′)
An island group of southeast Greece in the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Crete. The name means "12 islands," although there are also several islets. The islands were held by Turkey from 1522 until 1912.

Dodecanese

(ˌdəʊdɪkəˈniːz)
pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the SE Aegean Sea, forming a department of Greece: part of the Southern Sporades. Capital: Rhodes. Pop: 190 071 (2001). Area: 2663 sq km (1028 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Dhodhekánisos

Do•dec•a•nese

(doʊˌdɛk əˈnis, -ˈniz, ˌdoʊ dɛk ə-)

n.pl.
a group of 12 Greek islands in the Aegean, off the SW coast of Turkey: belonged to Italy 1911–45. 145,071; 1035 sq. mi. (2680 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dodecanese - 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
Translations

Dodecanese

[ˌdəʊdɪkəˈniːz] NPL the Dodecaneseel Dodecaneso

Dodecanese

[ˌdəʊdɪkəˈniːz] npl
the Dodecanese, the Dodecanese Islands → l'archipel m du Dodécanèse

Dodecanese

[ˌdəʊdɪkəˈniːz] npl the Dodecaneseil Dodecanneso
the Dodecanese Islands → le isole del Dodecanneso
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