/ (ˈɪmbrəs) /

  1. a Turkish island in the NE Aegean Sea, west of the Gallipoli Peninsula: occupied by Greece (1912–14) and Britain (1914–23). Area: 280 sq km (108 sq miles): Turkish name: Imroz

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How to use Imbros in a sentence

  • Anchored at Imbros when I got a cable asking me what forces I shall need to carry right through to a finish.

  • He arrives in a moment from the isles of Lemnos and Imbros; there is something fine in coming from two islands at once.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
  • Braithwaite, and one or two others of my Staff turned up from Imbros at that moment.

  • Every ship is pointed one way—towards the welcoming boom of Imbros.

    'Green Balls' | Paul Bewsher
  • The men had been in the trenches (except for a few battalions that had been rested at Imbros) since April.

    Australia in Arms | Phillip F.E. Schuler