Definition of Peloponnese in English:

Peloponnese

Line breaks: Pelo|pon|nese
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛləpəˈniːz
 
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(the Peloponnese)
The mountainous southern peninsula of Greece, connected to central Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth. Greek name Pelopónnisos /ˌpɛlɔˈpɔnisɔs/, also called Peloponnesus /-ˈniːsəs/.

Origin

from Greek, literally 'island of Pelops'.

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