Definition of Peloponnese in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌpɛləpəˈniːz
(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/.


from Greek, literally 'island of Pelops'.

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