Morea

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Morea

(mɔːˈrɪə)
n
(Placename) the medieval name for the Peloponnese

Pel•o•pon•ne•sus

(ˌpɛl ə pəˈni səs)

also Pel•o•pon•ne•sos

(-sɒs, -soʊs, -səs)

n.
a peninsula forming the S part of Greece: seat of the early Mycenaean civilization and the powerful city-states of Argos, Sparta, etc. 986,912; 8356 sq. mi. (21,640 sq. km).
Also called Morea.
Pel`o•pon•ne′sian (-ʒən, -ʃən) adj., n.