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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Dardanelles.

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  • proper n. The strait connecting the Sea of Marmara with the Aegean Sea to the west.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A narrow strait between Europe and Asia, now called the Daradanelles. It connects the Ægean Sea and the sea of Marmora.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἑλλήσποντος (Hellēspontos).

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