Origin of Aegean
Definition for aegean (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for aegean
Most of them live in or around Istanbul or on the Aegean coast in the western part of the country.With New Turkish Liquor Ban, Raki Goes Underground|Thomas Seibert|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 410 B.C., some seven decades after their defeat at Salamis, the Persians jumped back into the “great game” of Aegean rivalry.
In a secret conclave he called for naval sorties that would set fire to the dockyards of other port cities around the Aegean.
The Leleges indeed are mentioned frequently and on both sides of the Aegean, but only as a people of the past.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
The great expedition of 490 sailed straight across the Aegean, commanded by Datis and Artaphernes.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
He fastened them on with wax, and Icarus flying too near the sun, his wings melted and he fell into the Aegean.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
In spite of submarine scares the voyage up the Aegean Sea was a pleasant one.
The characteristic of the Aegean engraver is the free expression of living forms.
British Dictionary definitions for aegean (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for aegean (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for aegean
sea between Greece and Asia Minor, 1570s, traditionally named for Aegeus, father of Theseus, who threw himself to his death in it when he thought his son had perished; but perhaps from Greek aiges "waves," a word of unknown origin.