[ten-i-dos, -dohs; Greek ten-e-th aws]
Also called Bozcaada.
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Historical Examples of tenedos

  • Paches reassured them, and sent them in safe custody to Tenedos.

  • The islands of Lemnos and Tenedos were recovered by the Porte.

  • The whole of the fleet had lain for days at their anchorage behind Tenedos.

    Australia in Arms

    Phillip F.E. Schuler

  • He is even now ready to give the island of Tenedos to them—the key to the Dardanelles——'


    F. Marion Crawford

  • We were greatly interested in this young lady, who was sent off to Tenedos.

British Dictionary definitions for tenedos


  1. an island in the NE Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles: in Greek legend the base of the Greek fleet during the siege of TroyModern Turkish name: Bozcaada
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