[ten-i-dos, -dohs; Greek ten-e-th aws]
- an island in the Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles, belonging to Turkey.
Also called Bozcaada.
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Paches reassured them, and sent them in safe custody to Tenedos.Stories from Thucydides
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The islands of Lemnos and Tenedos were recovered by the Porte.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay
The whole of the fleet had lain for days at their anchorage behind Tenedos.Australia in Arms
Phillip F.E. Schuler
He is even now ready to give the island of Tenedos to them—the key to the Dardanelles——'Arethusa
F. Marion Crawford
We were greatly interested in this young lady, who was sent off to Tenedos.In the Line of Battle
- an island in the NE Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles: in Greek legend the base of the Greek fleet during the siege of TroyModern Turkish name: Bozcaada
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