Definition of Peloponnesus in English:

Peloponnesus

Syllabification: Pel·o·pon·ne·sus
Pronunciation: /ˌpeləpəˈnēsəs
 
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(also the Peloponnese /ˌpeləpəˈnēz, -ˈnēs/)
  • The mountainous southern peninsula of Greece, connected to central Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth. Greek name Pelopónnisos.

Origin

from Greek, literally 'island of Pelops'.

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