noun (used with a plural verb)
Examples from the Web for dardanelles
Many of us had served in France and the Dardanelles before, and we thought we knew what the hardships of war could mean.Sketches of the East Africa Campaign|Robert Valentine Dolbey
Great is the British Navy, magnificent are its officers and men, but hellish was the work of "forcing the Dardanelles."Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles|Oliver Hogue
These forts are called the Dardanelles, and hence, from them, the straits frequently receive the name of the Dardanelles.The Empire of Russia|John S. C. Abbott
Even in much later times the Dardanelles have formed no serious barrier to migration in either direction.
For great gallantry and devotion to duty near Gaba Tepe (Dardanelles).Australia in Arms|Phillip F.E. Schuler