[ dahr-dn-elz ]
/ ˌdɑr dnˈɛlz /
noun (used with a plural verb)
the strait between European and Asian Turkey, connecting the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara. 40 miles (64 km) long; 1–5 miles (1.6–8 km) wide.
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How to use Dardanelles in a sentence
Otherwise, a child's box of tin soldiers sent by post would have been just the thing for the Dardanelles landing!
This would be an awful blow to us out here, would be a sign that Providence had some grudge against the Dardanelles.
No more searchlights by night; no more big explosives flying from the Aegean into the Dardanelles!
During that fortnight of silence the whole of the Turkish Empire has been moving—closing in—on the Dardanelles.
British Dictionary definitions for Dardanelles
the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara, separating European from Asian TurkeyAncient name: Hellespont
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