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/ˈsɑr oʊs, -ɔs/
an inlet of the Aegean, N of the Gallipoli Peninsula. 37 miles (60 km) long; 22 miles (35 km) wide.
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a cycle of about 18 years 11 days (6585.32 days) in which eclipses of the sun and moon occur in the same sequence and at the same intervals as in the previous such cycle
C19: from Greek, from Babylonian
3600 (years); modern astronomical use apparently based on mistaken interpretation of
as a period of 18
Gulf of Saros,
an inlet of the Aegean in NW Turkey, north of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Length: 59 km (37 miles). Width: 35 km (22 miles)
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