[ ten-i-dos, -dohs; Greek ten-e-thaws ]

  1. an island in the Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles, belonging to Turkey.

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How to use Tenedos in a sentence

  • As Helles, Anzac and Tenedos have each been ruled out, we are going to doss down on this sandbank opposite us.

  • The Navy, in fact, suddenly seem rather bitten with the idea of landing opposite Tenedos.

  • Between the last-named mounds we see projecting above the high shores of the gean Sea the island of Tenedos.

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  • They are off to Tenedos, where they will embark the troops that are to land on the beaches round the tip of the peninsula.

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

British Dictionary definitions for Tenedos


/ (ˈtɛnɪˌdɒs) /

  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 Troy: Modern Turkish name: Bozcaada

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