Definition of Peloponnesus in English:

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Peloponnesus

Pronunciation: /ˌpeləpəˈnēsəs/
(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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Syllabification: Pel·o·pon·ne·sus

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