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Meaning of Peloponnesus

Pel•o•pon•ne•sus

Pronunciation: (pel"u-pu-nē'sus), [key]
— n.
  1. a peninsula forming the S part of Greece: seat of the early Mycenaean civilization and the powerful city-states of Argos, Sparta, etc. 986,912; 8356 sq. mi. (21,640 sq. km).
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