Dodecanese

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See also: Dodécanèse

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdəʊdɛkəˈniːz/
  • Hyphenation: Do‧de‧ca‧nese

Proper noun[edit]

Dodecanese

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

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dodecanese pl (plural only)

  1. The people of this island chain.

See also[edit]