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  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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Historical Examples

  • We keep wondering what sort of a holiday we are to have in Imbros.

    The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"

    George Davidson

  • From the top we were able to get a good idea of the beauties of Imbros.

  • In the Bay of Imbros we could plainly see the English ships.

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

    'Green Balls'

    Paul Bewsher

  • He was not required to furnish ships to Otanes for the conquest of Lemnos and Imbros.