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Dodecanese

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geographical name Do·de·ca·nese \dō-ˈde-kə-ˌnēz, -ˌnēs; ˌdō-di-kə-ˈ\

Definition of Dodecanese

  1. islands Greece in the SE Aegean comprising the Southern Sporades S of Ikaria & Samos; belonged to Italy 1923–47 area 486 square miles (1264 square kilometers), pop 162,439 — see rhodes

Do·de·ca·ne·sian play \(ˌ)dō-ˌde-kə-ˈnē-zhən, ˌdō-di-kə-, -shən\ adjective or noun



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