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Ionian Sea

noun
1.
an arm of the Mediterranean between S Italy, E Sicily, and Greece.
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  • North of this line the depth is much less than in the Ionian Sea.

    The Shores of the Adriatic F. Hamilton Jackson
  • On this voyage he was shipwrecked in the Ionian Sea, and was buried on the island of Zante.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • Under the lid of the half-cloudy night sky, far away at the rim of the Ionian Sea, the first light, like metal fusing.

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
  • Strife and covetousness reign from the Alps to the Ionian Sea.

    Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) John Addington Symonds
  • I whisper; and all is silent save the surge still lifting round the coast the far voices of the old Ionian Sea.

    Heart of Man George Edward Woodberry
  • It never attains to the blue-green of the Atlantic, nor the indigo of the Ionian Sea.

    Amiel's Journal Henri-Frdric Amiel
  • Possibly one might be called upon to purchase splinter-bars in a remote island of the Ionian Sea.

    Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • Now they sailed towards the west, and rounded the south of Greece into the Ionian Sea.

  • As the fleet swept down the Ionian Sea, it passed many a spot famous in ancient story.

  • Wherefore he outstripped the heroes by crossing a neck of land into the furthest gulf of the Ionian Sea.

    The Argonautica Apollonius Rhodius
British Dictionary definitions for Ionian Sea

Ionian Sea

noun
1.
the part of the Mediterranean Sea between SE Italy, E Sicily, and Greece
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