Dodecanese
geographical name islands Greece in the SE Aegean comprising the Southern Sporades S of Ikaria & Samos; belonged to Italy 1923-47 area 486 square miles (1264 square kilometers), population 162,439 — see RhodesDodecanesian adjective or noun

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  • Dodecanese — Νομός Δωδεκανήσου   Former prefecture   Location of Dodecanese in Greece …   Wikipedia

  • Dodecanese — Dodécanèse Nome du Dodécanèse Νομός Δωδεκανήσου Statistiques …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dodécanèse — archipel de la mer égée (comprenant douze îles, notam. Cos et Pátmos) et nome de Grèce; 2 705 km²; 162 430 hab.; ch. l. Rhodes. Ces îles, turques depuis 1522, conquises par l Italie en 1912, furent attribuées à la Grèce en 1947 (traité de Paris) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dodecanese — [do dek΄ə nēz′, do dek′ənēs′] group of Greek islands in the Aegean, off the SW coast of Turkey: 1,048 sq mi (2,714 sq km); pop. 163,000 Dodecanesian [do dek′ənē′zhən, do dek′əshən] adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Dodécanèse — 36° 22′ 23″ N 27° 13′ 05″ E / 36.373, 27.218 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dodecanese — /doh dek euh nees , neez , doh dek euh /, n. a group of 12 Greek islands in the Aegean, off the SW coast of Turkey: belonged to Italy 1911 45. 121,017; 1035 sq. mi. (2680 sq. km). * * * ▪ islands and department, Greece Modern Greek… …   Universalium

  • Dodecanese — noun An island chain consisting of twelve main islands including Rhodes, its capital …   Wiktionary

  • Dodecanese —  Chain of twelve Greek islands, including Rhodes and Kos …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Dodecanese — isl. group, Aegean Sea; a dept. of Greece; 1,036 sq. mi.; pop. 120,000; cap. Rhodes …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Dodecanese — n. group of 12 Greek islands in the Aegean Sea off the southwest coast of Turkey …   English contemporary dictionary

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