Peloponnese

geographical name
Pel·​o·​pon·​nese | \ ˈpe-lə-pə-ˌnēz How to pronounce Peloponnese (audio) , -ˌnēs, ˌpe-lə-pə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs \
variants: or Peloponnesus \ ˌpe-​lə-​pə-​ˈnē-​səs How to pronounce Peloponnesus (audio) \ or Peloponnisos \ ˌpe-​lə-​ˈpȯ-​nē-​ˌsȯs How to pronounce Peloponnisos (audio) \

Definition of Peloponnese

peninsula between the Ionian Sea and the Aegean Sea forming the southern part of the mainland of Greece

Other Words from Peloponnese

Peloponnesian \ ˌpə-​lə-​pə-​ˈnē-​zhən How to pronounce Peloponnesian (audio) , -​shən \ adjective or noun

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“Peloponnese.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peloponnese. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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