Dodecanese

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Δωδεκάνησα (Dōdekánēsa, twelve islands), from δώδεκα (dṓdeka, twelve) + νήσος (nḗsos, island).

Pronunciation[edit]

Do*de-ca-nese* DOH-deh-kaah-neez

Proper noun[edit]

Dodecanese

  1. An island chain consisting of twelve main islands including Rhodes, its capital.

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