Definition of Aegean in English:


Syllabification: Ae·ge·an
Pronunciation: /əˈjēən


Of or relating to the region comprising the Aegean Sea and its coasts and islands.
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  • The Aegean region is packed with out-of-the-way places to bike, climb, raft, trek, windsurf, and sea kayak.
  • In the Aegean region, especially, a revolution in tractor usage took place.
  • Grieving their lost companions, Ulysses and his men at long last reached a peaceful Aegean island.


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The Aegean Sea or its region.
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  • On September 23 1942 he took off from an airfield near Alexandria on a solo reconnaissance over the Aegean.
  • With more the 300 days of sunshine Rhodes is the pearl of the Aegean.
  • In 490 he sent a fleet across the Aegean to Marathon.


early 17th century: via Latin from Greek Aigaios + -ean.

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