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Definitions for dodecanese
doʊˌdɛk əˈnis, -ˈniz, ˌdoʊ dɛk ə-do·de·canese

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dodecanese, Dhodhekanisosnoun

    a group of islands in the southeast Aegean Sea

Wiktionary

  1. Dodecanesenoun

    An island chain consisting of twelve main islands including Rhodes, its capital.

  2. Etymology: From Δωδεκάνησα, from δώδεκα + νήσος.

Wikipedia

  1. Dodecanese

    The Dodecanese (UK: , US: ; Greek: Δωδεκάνησα, Dodekánisa [ðoðeˈkanisa], lit. 'twelve islands') are a group of 15 larger plus 150 smaller Greek islands in the southeastern Aegean Sea and Eastern Mediterranean, off the coast of Turkey's Anatolia, of which 26 are inhabited. This island group generally defines the eastern limit of the Sea of Crete. They belong to the wider Southern Sporades island group. Rhodes has been the area's dominant island since antiquity. Of the others, Kos and Patmos are historically the more important; the remaining twelve are Agathonisi, Astypalaia, Halki, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kasos, Leipsoi, Leros, Nisyros, Symi, Tilos, and Kastellorizo. Other islands in the chain include Alimia, Arkoi, Farmakonisi, Gyali, Kinaros, Levitha, Marathos, Nimos, Pserimos, Saria, Strongyli and Syrna.

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  1. dodecanese

    The Dodecanese is a group of 15 larger plus 150 smaller Greek islands in the southeastern Aegeast Sea, off the coast of Asia Minor (Turkey), of which 26 are inhabited. This island group generally defines the eastern limit of the Sea of Crete. They belong to the wider Southern Sporades island group and have a rich history, having been under various government rule, but are now part of Greece. The most historically important and well-known among them is Rhodes or Rodos.

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  1. Dodecanese

    The Dodecanese are a group of 12 larger plus 150 smaller Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, of which 26 are inhabited. Τhis island group generally defines the eastern limit of the Sea of Crete. They belong to the Southern Sporades island group. They have a rich history, and many of even the smallest inhabited islands boast dozens of Byzantine churches and medieval castles. The most historically important and well-known is Rhodes, which, for millennia, has been the island from which the region is controlled. Of the others, Kos and Patmos are historically more important; the remaining nine are Astipalea, Kalimnos, Karpathos, Kasos, Leros, Nisyros, Symi, Tilos and Kastellorizo. Other islands in the chain include Agathonisi, Alimia, Arkoi, Chalki, Farmakonisi, Gyali, Kinaros, Levitha, Lipsi, Nimos, Pserimos, Saria, Syrna and Telendos.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dodecanese in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dodecanese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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