Saronic Gulf
geographical name inlet of the Aegean SE Greece between Attica & the Peloponnese

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  • Saronic Gulf — [sə rän′ik] inlet of the Aegean Sea, in SE Greece, between Attica & the Peloponnesus: c. 50 mi (80 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Saronic Gulf — The Saronic Gulf (Greek: Σαρωνικός κόλπος, Saronikós kólpos ) or Gulf of Aegina in Greece forms part of the Aegean Sea and defines the eastern side of the isthmus of Corinth. It is the eastern terminus of the Corinth Canal, which cuts across the… …   Wikipedia

  • Saronic Gulf — /seuh ron ik/ an inlet of the Aegean, on the SE coast of Greece, between Attica and the Peloponnesus. 50 mi. (80 km) long; 30 mi. (48 km) wide. Also called Gulf of Aegina. * * * Gulf of the Aegean Sea, southeastern coast of Greece. Some 50 mi (80 …   Universalium

  • Saronic Gulf — /səˌrɒnɪk ˈgʌlf/ (say suh.ronik gulf) noun a wide inlet of the Aegean Sea, on the south eastern coast of Greece. Also, Gulf of Aegina …   Australian English dictionary

  • Saronic Gulf — noun a gulf of the Aegean on the southeastern coast of Greece • Syn: ↑Gulf of Aegina • Instance Hypernyms: ↑inlet, ↑recess • Part Holonyms: ↑Greece, ↑Hellenic Republic, ↑Ellas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saronic Gulf — Sa•ron′ic Gulf′ [[t]səˈrɒn ɪk[/t]] n. geg an inlet of the Aegean, on the SE coast of Greece, between Attica and the Peloponnesus …   From formal English to slang

  • Argo-Saronic Gulf — is a term sometimes used to combine the adjacent Saronic Gulf and Argolic Gulf of Greece. It contains the Argo Saronic Islands …   Wikipedia

  • Saronic Islands — The Saronic Islands are so named because they lie in the Saronic Gulf just off the Greek mainland. The main inhabited islands of this group are Salamis Island (where the ancient Greek navy defeated the Persians in the Battle of Salamis), Aegina,… …   Wikipedia

  • gulf — gulflike, adj. gulfy, adj. /gulf/, n. 1. a portion of an ocean or sea partly enclosed by land. 2. a deep hollow; chasm or abyss. 3. any wide separation, as in position, status, or education. 4. something that engulfs or swallows up. v.t. 5. to… …   Universalium

  • Gulf of Euboea — Coordinates: 38°33′N 23°30′E / 38.55°N 23.5°E / 38.55; 23.5 The Gulf of Euboea, Euboean Gulf, Euboic Sea or …   Wikipedia

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