Peloponnese

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geographical name Pel·o·pon·nese \ˈpe-lə-pə-ˌnēz, -ˌnēs, ˌpe-lə-pə-ˈ\
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Peloponnesus

play \ˌpe-lə-pə-ˈnē-səs\ or

Peloponnisos

play \ˌpe-lə-ˈpȯ-nē-ˌsȯs\

Definition of Peloponnese

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

Peloponnesian

play \ˌpə-lə-pə-ˈnē-zhən, -shən\ adjective or noun

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