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Tenedos

[ten-i-dos, -dohs; Greek ten-e-th aws] /ˈtɛn ɪˌdɒs, -ˌdoʊs; Greek ˈtɛn ɛ ðɔs/
noun
1.
an island in the Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles, belonging to Turkey.
Also called Bozcaada.
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  • There was one more evidence of war as we drew near to Tenedos, with its medival fortress.

  • Paches reassured them, and sent them in safe custody to Tenedos.

  • He is even now ready to give the island of Tenedos to them—the key to the Dardanelles——'

    Arethusa F. Marion Crawford
  • The islands of Lemnos and Tenedos were recovered by the Porte.

  • Homer describes an island off the coast, named Tenedos, and a mountain near called Mount Ida.

    Alexander the Great Jacob Abbott
  • The whole of the fleet had lain for days at their anchorage behind Tenedos.

    Australia in Arms Phillip F.E. Schuler
  • I have had no sleep since I left Tenedos, but to-night I feel very fresh, although the day has been long and busy.

  • By order of the Vice-Admiral this ship is to anchor at Tenedos.

  • Between the last-named mounds we see projecting above the high shores of the gean Sea the island of Tenedos.

    Troy and its Remains Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
  • Leaving this behind them, they sailed, ostensibly for home, in reality for Tenedos.

    National Epics Kate Milner Rabb
British Dictionary definitions for Tenedos

Tenedos

/ˈtɛnɪˌdɒs/
noun
1.
an island in the NE Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles: in Greek legend the base of the Greek fleet during the siege of Troy Modern Turkish name Bozcaada
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