Definition of Aegean sea

1. Noun. An arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia.

Exact synonyms: Aegean
Terms within: Aegean Island, Lemnos, Limnos
Group relationships: Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea
Generic synonyms: Sea
Derivative terms: Aegean

Definition of Aegean sea

1. Proper noun. A sea in the northeastern part of the Mediterranean. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aegean Sea

Aeby's plane
Aedes aegypti
Aedes albopictus
Aedes caballus
Aedes leucocelaenus
Aedes polynesiensis
Aedes scapularis
Aedes sollicitans
Aedes variegatus
Aegadean Islands
Aegadean Isles
Aegadian Islands
Aegates Isles
Aegean Sea
Aegean civilisation
Aegean civilization
Aegean culture
Aegean island
Aegiceras majus
Aegilops triuncalis

Literary usage of Aegean sea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1914)
"... to be drawn from Enos on the aegean sea to Midia on the Black Sea, Adrianople excepted; agreed to an autonomous Albania to be delimited by the Powers; ..."

2. Handbook for Travellers in Greece: Including the Ionian Islands, Continental by John Murray (Firm) (1900)
"THE ARCHIPELAGO OK ISLANDS OF THE aegean sea. ... THE aegean sea, called by the Italians the Archipelago (probably a corruption of ..."

3. The History of the Balkan Peninsula: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Ferdinand Schevill (1922)
"Turning to the aegean sea to follow inland the Aegean rivers, we discover that the Balkan area which they drain is hardly less extensive than that tributary ..."

4. A Manual of Ancient Geography by Heinrich Kiepert, George Augustin Macmillan (1881)
"Greek Cities on the, aegean sea (within the narrower province of Thrace, and east of the cities which sided with Macedonia).—Among Asiatico-Ionian colonies ..."

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