Crete, Sea of

geographical name
\ ˈkrēt How to pronounce Crete, Sea of (audio) \
variants: or formerly Sea of Candia \ ˈkan-​dē-​ə How to pronounce Sea of Candia (audio) \

Definition of Crete, Sea of

the southern section of the Aegean Sea between the island of Crete and the Cyclades Islands

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