[ doh-dek-uh-nees, -neez, doh-dek-uh- ]
/ doʊˌdɛk əˈnis, -ˈniz, ˌdoʊ dɛk ə- /
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a group of 12 Greek islands in the Aegean, off the SW coast of Turkey: belonged to Italy 1911–45. 1,035 sq. mi. (2,680 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for Dodecanese
/ (ˌdəʊdɪkəˈniːz) /
a group of islands in the SE Aegean Sea, forming a department of Greece: part of the Southern Sporades. Capital: Rhodes. Pop: 190 071 (2001). Area: 2663 sq km (1028 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Dhodhekánisos
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