Arm of the Mediterranean, between Greece & Turkey.
An arm of the Mediterranean Sea off southeast Europe between Greece and Turkey. The numerous Aegean Islands dotting the sea include the Cyclades, the Dodecanese, and the Sporades. Most of the islands belong to Greece.
Origin of aegean-sea
- Via Latin Aegaeum mare, from Ancient Greek Aἰγαῖον Πέλαγος (Aigaîon Pélagos).