A village on one of the Dodecanese Islands.
Dodecanese definition by Webster's New World
group of Greek islands in the Aegean, off the SW coast of Turkey: 1,048 sq mi (2,714 sq km); pop. 163,000
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- Dodecanesian adjective, noun
Dodecanese definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An island group of southeast Greece in the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Crete. The name means “12 islands,” although there are also several islets. The islands were held by Turkey from 1522 until 1912.