Meaning of Dardanelles

Dar•da•nelles

Pronunciation: (där"dn-elz'), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.)
  1. the strait between European and Asian Turkey, connecting the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara. 40 mi. (64 km) long; 1–5 mi. (1.6–8 km) wide. Ancient,
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