Aegean Islands
geographical name islands Aegean Sea including the Cyclades & the Northern & Southern Sporades

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Aegean Islands — the islands in the Aegean Sea; specif., Lesbos, Samos, Khíos, the Cyclades, and the Dodecanese …   English World dictionary

  • Aegean Islands — The Aegean Islands ( el. Νησιά Αιγαίου, Nisiá Aigaíou ; tr. Ege Adaları) are a group of islands in the Aegean Sea, with mainland Greece to the west and north and Turkey to the east; the island of Crete delimits the sea to the south. The ancient… …   Wikipedia

  • Aegean Islands — the islands of the Aegean Sea, including the Dodecanese, Cyclades, and Sporades. * * * Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, particularly the Cyclades, Sporades, and Dodecanese groups. The Cyclades consist of about 220 islands. The Dodecanese, or… …   Universalium

  • Aegean Islands — Aege′an Is′lands n. pl. geg the islands of the Aegean Sea, including the Dodecanese, Cyclades, and Sporades …   From formal English to slang

  • Aegean Islands — /əˌdʒiən ˈaɪləndz/ (say uh.jeeuhn uyluhndz) plural noun Greek and Turkish islands of the Aegean Sea, including the Dodecanese, Cyclades, and Sporades groups …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aegean Islands — the islands of the Aegean Sea, including the Dodecanese, Cyclades, and Sporades …   Useful english dictionary

  • North Aegean islands — (center) are not in a physical chain. The North Aegean islands are a number of disconnected islands in the north Aegean Sea, also known as the Northeast Aegean islands, belonging to Greece and Turkey. The islands do not form a physical chain or… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Aegean Islands — This is a list of Aegean Islands. Except for Cunda, Imbros, and Tenedos, which belong to Turkey, all these are Greek territory. The CycladesThe Saronic Islandsee also*List of islands of Greece *List of islands of Turkey *List of islands in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Aegean civilization — is a general term for the Bronze Age civilizations of Greece and the Aegean. There are in fact three distinct but communicating and interacting geographic regions covered by this term: Crete, the Cyclades and the Greek mainland. Crete is… …   Wikipedia

  • Aegean — may refer to*Aegean Sea *Aegean Islands *Aegean Region, Turkey *Aegean civilization *Aegean languages *Aegean Airlines *Aegean Macedonia, another term for the Greek region of Macedonia *University of the Aegean, a university based in Mytilene… …   Wikipedia

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