Aegean Islands


Ae·ge·an Islands

geographical name \i-ˈjē-ən\

Definition of AEGEAN ISLANDS

islands Aegean Sea including the Cyclades & the Northern & Southern Sporades

Aegean Islands

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, particularly the Cyclades, Sporades, and Dodecanese groups. The Cyclades consist of about 30 islands. The Dodecanese, or Southern Sporades, include Kálimnos, Kárpathos, Cos, Léros, Pátmos, Rhodes, and Sími. The Sporades, or Northern Sporades, include Skyros, Skópelos, and Skíathos.

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