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  • proper n. A sea in the central and east central part of the Mediterranean.

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

  • n. an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between western Greece and southern Italy


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  • Looking towards the Ionian Sea is the plain of Sibari, where once stood, at the mouth of the Crati River, the Greek city for which the plain is named.

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  • The Chones inhabited the part toward Iapigia and the Ionian Sea which is called

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  • Mr. Cartledge is at his best in a chapter on Miletus, a city across the Ionian Sea and not a regular tourist destination.

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  • By region, the Greek tourist islands in the Ionian Sea posted the highest unemployment rate in the first quarter.

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  • Place names rooted "Sam" are also found in two other Greek islands with highly mountainous landscape, Samothrace the two components of the name are easily visible in the northern Aegean Sea and Sami, city at the eastern of the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea.

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  • Mr. Politis, who himself got a master ' s degree in Britain but returned to Greece to work, knew Mr. Tsakalis since their childhood summers in a small fishing village on the Ionian Sea.

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  • Traveling across the Ionian Sea, seasonal gale force winds and 12-foot waves prevented us from tendering at one of the ports and sent scores of seasick passengers and crew to their cabins.

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  • The city of Locris sat at the eastern end of the lateral road, on the Ionian Sea.

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  • Lucanias rugged terrain stretched southward as far as the eye could see until the heel of the Italian boot, where it dropped off into a fertile, coastal strip bounded by the Ionian Sea.

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  • The men who had washed their hands in blood in Capua now dipped their feet in the Ionian Sea.

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