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Definition of the noun aegean

What does aegean mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia

Definition of the adjective aegean

What does aegean mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. of or relating to or characteristic of the prehistoric Aegean civilization
  2. of or relating to or bordering the Aegean Sea

Alternative definition of the adjective aegean


  1. Of, or relating to the Aegean Sea or the regions bordering it
  2. Of, or relating to the Bronze Age civilization in that region


  1. Aegean a.k.a. Aegean Airlines SA is the largest Greek airline by total number of passengers carried, by number of destinations served and by fleet size. A Star Alliance member since June 2010, it operates scheduled and charter services from Athens and Thessaloniki to other major Greek destinations as well as to a number of European destinations. Its main hub is Athens International Airport in Athens, with a secondary hub at Thessaloniki International Airport. It also uses six other Greek airports as seasonal bases during the summer. It has its head office in Kifisia, a suburb of Athens.
    • also known as Aegean Airlines S.A., Ейджиън еърлайнс, 愛琴海航空
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  2. Aegean is a record label.


"Aegean" is an artwork by Frank Leonard Brooks.


"Aegean" is a musical album of When Icarus Falls.

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Aegean is a geologic time period.

Phrases with Aegean

  1. aegean sea
  2. aegean island
  3. aegean culture
  4. Aegean Nutclam
  5. Aegean Wallflower
  6. aegean civilisation
  7. aegean civilization

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aegean

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Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2002)

by Peter Haggett

The plain's southern boundary is the Othrys range, which runs southeast into the Aegean Sea but reappears to form the northern part of Euboea, a long, narrow island running parallel to the coast. Two further spurs of the Pindus run down into ...

Google previewWorld War II at Sea: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Spencer C. Tucker

The Aegean is an arm of the eastern Mediterranean separating Greece and Turkey and providing access to the Black Sea and the southern Balkans. It extends more than 300 miles north from Crete and varies in width from 100 to 200 miles.

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present (2015)

From Ancient Times to the Present by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Jerry H. Bentley, Alfred E. Eckes, Jr, Patrick Manning, Kenneth Pomeranz, Steven Topik

The Aegean Sea in the eastern Mediterranean has been a center of trade from ancient times to the present. This sixteenth-century map by Venetian cartographers Gian Battista Ramusio and Francesco Grisellini highlights the importance of the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Byzantium (2012)

by John H. Rosser

AEGEAN SEA. Situated between Greece and Asia Minor, interspersed with numerous islands and an indented coastline, the Aegean was crucial to the economic prosperity of Byzantium. Constantinople needed free access to the Aegean for ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Architecture (2016)

by Allison Lee Palmer

ANCIENT AEGEAN ARCHITECTURE. Before the dawn of Ancient Greece, a vibrant Neolithic and then Bronze Age society thrived in several different cultures found along the Aegean Sea. The Aegean is home to many clusters of islands, and ...

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In the islands of the Aegean Sea, every island is full of graves. (James Theodore Bent)
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Scrabble value of A1E1G2E1A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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