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Aegean sea

an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Turkey.
Historical Examples

Until that time they had been accustomed to sail only from island to island in the Aegean Sea.
Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne

The arrangement is comparable with Santorin in the Aegean Sea.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various

Now at last it has come to the Hermus valley, up which blows the breath of the Aegean Sea.
The Ancient East D. G. Hogarh

Islands in the Aegean Sea, so called because they surrounded Delos in a circle.
Keats: Poems Published in 1820 John Keats

On our flanks we were shut in by cliffs along the Aegean Sea on the left, and along the Dardanelles on our right.
The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 F.L. Morrison

Scio (si’e), an island in the Aegean Sea noted for its wine.
Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four. William H. Elson

There is a central region, roughly triangular in shape, with its base resting upon the Aegean Sea and its apex in Servia.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various

Take the case of Macedonia (the district just northwest of the Aegean Sea).
The World War and What was Behind It Louis P. Benezet

A stalactite grotto on the island of Antiparos in the Aegean Sea.
Mathilda Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

And that sea, from then until now, has been called by his name, the Aegean Sea.
Old Greek Stories James Baldwin

an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey
Aegean Sea [(i-jee-uhn)]

An arm of the Mediterranean Sea off southeastern Europe between Greece and Turkey.

Note: This sea was a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete, Greece, Rome, and Persia (now Iran).


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