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 of Greece in the southeastern Aegean Sea comprising the Southern Sporades south of Ikaria and Samos; belonged to Italy 1923–47 area 486 square miles (1264 square kilometers), population 162,439 — see rhodes

Dodecanesian

play \(ˌ)dō-ˌde-kə-ˈnē-zhən, ˌdō-di-kə-, -shən\ adj or noun

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