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Aegean Sea

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noun
  1. an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Turkey.
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Also called the Aegean.
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British Dictionary definitions for aegean sea

Aegean Sea

noun
  1. an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey
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aegean sea in Culture

Aegean Sea

[(i-jee-uhn)]

An arm of the Mediterranean Sea off southeastern Europe between Greece and Turkey.

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This sea was a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete, Greece, Rome, and Persia (now Iran).
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