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Matapan

[mat-uh-pan] /ˈmæt əˌpæn/
noun
1.
Cape, a cape in S Greece, at the S tip of the Peloponnesus.

Taínaron

[ten-uh-ron, -rawn] /ˈtɛn əˌrɒn, -ˌrɔn/
noun
1.
Cape, a cape in the Ionian Sea, S Greece, at the S tip of the Peloponnesus.
Formerly Cape Matapan.
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Matapan

/ˈmætəˌpæn; ˌmætəˈpæn/
noun
1.
Cape Matapan, a cape in S Greece, at the S central tip of the Peloponnese: the southern point of the mainland of Greece Modern Greek name Taínaron

Taínaron

/ˈtɛnarɔn/
noun
1.
a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for (Cape) Matapan
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