See under Sporades.
[spawr-uh-deez; Greek spaw-rah-th es]
two groups of Greek islands in the Aegean: the one (Northern Sporades) off the E coast of Greece; the other (Southern Sporades), including the Dodecanese, off the SW coast of Asia Minor.
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two groups of Greek islands in the Aegean: the Northern Sporades, lying northeast of Euboea, and the Southern Sporades, which include the Dodecanese and lie off the SW coast of Turkey
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