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In every island of the Aegean Sea are found abundant traces of a vast prehistoric empire.
James Theodore Bent

Meaning of "Aegean" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AEGEAN

Aegean  [iːˈdʒiːən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AEGEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Aegean is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AEGEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Aegean

Aegean may refer to: ▪ Aegean Sea ▪ Aegean Islands ▪ Aegean Region, Turkey ▪ Aegean civilizations ▪ Aegean languages, a group of ancient languages and proposed language family ▪ Aegean Sea, a naval theme of the Byzantine Empire ▪ Aegean Airlines ▪ Aegean Macedonia, another term for the Greek region of Macedonia ▪ University of the Aegean, a university based in Mytilene, Greece ▪ Ege University, a university based in İzmir, Turkey ▪ Aegean, part of the Triassic system in stratigraphy ▪ Aegean cat, a cat breed from Greece ▪ Aegean Contagion, an alternate name to the 2010 European sovereign debt crisis with reference to its point of origin and a general term for an epidemic...

Definition of Aegean in the English dictionary

The definition of Aegean in the dictionary is of or relating to the Aegean Sea or Islands. Other definition of Aegean is of or relating to the Bronze Age civilization of Greece, Asia Minor, and the Aegean Islands.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AEGEAN


aeon
ˈiːən
apogean
ˌæpəˈdʒiːən
Arctogaean
ˌɑːktəˈdʒiːən
Augean
ɔːˈdʒiːən
Caribbean
ˌkærɪˈbiːən
eon
ˈiːən
epigean
ˌepɪˈdʒiːən
Fijian
fiːˈdʒiːən
hygeian
haɪˈdʒiːən
hypogaean
ˌhaɪpəˈdʒiːən
Korean
kəˈriːən
lien
ˈliːən
Neogaean
ˌniːəʊˈdʒiːən
Notogaean
ˌnəʊtəˈdʒiːən
pantheon
pænˈθiːən
pean
ˈpiːən
perigean
ˌpɛrɪˈdʒiːən
Pyrenean
ˌpɪrəˈniːən
sien
ˈsiːən
Tupian
tuːˈpiːən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AEGEAN

Aegae
Aegean Islands
Aegean Sea
Aegeus
Aegina
Aegir
aegirine
aegirite
aegis
Aegisthus
aeglogue
Aegospotami
aegrotat
Aegyptus
aemule
Aeneas
Aeneas Silvius
Aeneas Sylvius
Aeneid

WORDS THAT END LIKE AEGEAN

bean
Boolean
cetacean
Chilean
clean
dean
European
gean
hypogean
Indian Ocean
jean
lean
mean
Mediterranean
Muskhogean
Muskogean
ocean
sean
South Korean
the Caribbean

Synonyms and antonyms of Aegean in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Aegean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AEGEAN

Find out the translation of Aegean to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Aegean from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Aegean» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

爱琴海
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Aegean
570 millions of speakers

English

Aegean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एजियन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ايجه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Эгейское
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Egeu
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এজিয়ান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

égéen
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Aegean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ägäis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エーゲ海
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aegean
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Aegean
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏகன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एजियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ege
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Egeo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Egejskie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Егейське
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Marea Egee
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Aegean
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Aegean
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Ege
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Aegean
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Aegean

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AEGEAN»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AEGEAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Aegean

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4 QUOTES WITH «AEGEAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Aegean.
1
James Theodore Bent
In every island of the Aegean Sea are found abundant traces of a vast prehistoric empire.
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James Theodore Bent
In the islands of the Aegean Sea, every island is full of graves.
3
David Cameron
What Churchill described as the twin marauders of war and tyranny have been almost entirely banished from our continent. Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean.
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Joanna Lumley
Greece has got something like 1,400 islands. There is so much of Greece you can't know even if you're Greek. It's sprinkled out all around the edge of the Aegean, all over the place. It's already a secret place wherever you go, even if it's somewhere huge like Athens or Corinth. The place enchanted me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AEGEAN»

Discover the use of Aegean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Aegean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Aegean Bronze Age
The cultural history of the region emerges through a series of thematic chapters that treat settlement, economy, crafts, exchange and foreign contact, and religion and burial customs are all discussed in this book.
Oliver Dickinson, Oliver Thomas Pilkington Kirwan Dickinson, 1994
2
The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean
This Oxford handbook provides a comprehensive overview of our current understanding of the Bronze Age Aegean (ca. 3000-1000 BC) and describes the most important debates and discussions within the discipline. 66 articles in 4 sections cover ...
Eric H. Cline, 2012
3
Aegean Art and Architecture
Ancient Aegean Art incorporates the latest archeological discoveries and theoretical and methodological developments, in the only volume to examine both Crete and the mainland.
Donald Preziosi, Louise Hitchcock, 1999
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The Aegean from Bronze Age to Iron Age: Continuity and ...
An up-to-date synthesis of the period between the collapse of the Bronze Age up to the rise of the Greek civilization, the author examines the reasons why the Dark Ages came about and the processes that enabled archaic Greece to emerge from ...
Oliver Dickinson, 2006
5
Atlas of terrestrial mammals of the Ionian and Aegean islands
The book also focuses on the important role of human beings in the redefinition of the insular ecological equilibrium, as well as on the environmental impact of biological invasions.
Marco Masseti, 2012
6
Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands
Flora of Turkey, Volume 10
Peter Hadland Davis, James Cullen, M. J. E. Coode, 1988
7
Turkey and Greece: The Aegean Disputes : a Unique Case in ...
The Aegean disputes between Turkey and Greece represent one of the longest-standing contemporary conflicts in existence.These disagreements encompass a wide range of issues, including the seabed, maritime areas and airspace of the Aegean.
Deniz Bölükbaşı, 2004
8
Aegean Painting in the Bronze Age
This is the only book to give a synthesis of painting and pictorial art from its beginnings in Prepalatial Crete to the collapse of Bronze Age civilization in the Aegean.
Sara A. Immerwahr, 1990
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Aegean Strategies: Studies of Culture and Environment on the ...
This volume examines the value of such collaborative research by bringing together archaeologists, cultural anthropologists, ethnoarchaeologists, and ecologists to discuss environmentally related issues that affect the European fringe, with ...
P. Nick Kardulias, Mark T. Shutes, 1997
10
The Gattilusio Lordships and the Aegean World 1355-1462
In The Gattilusio Lordships, Christopher Wright offers a window into the culturally and politically diverse world of the late medieval Aegean, through the microcosm of one of the small and distinctive regimes that flourished in this ...
Christopher Wright, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AEGEAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Aegean is used in the context of the following news items.
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Analysts Set $17.40 Target Price for Aegean Marine Petroleum …
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network logo Shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) have received a consensus broker rating ... «The Legacy, Jul 15»
2
Fire of Anatolia to hit Aegean coast
For those on vacation on the Aegean coast, Turkey's famous dance group Anadolu Ateşi (Fire of Anatolia) is a perfect choice for an entertaining ... «Daily Sabah, Jul 15»
3
Greek Crisis Creates Airline Turbulence
“Since the first day of capital controls, international bookings and domestic bookings have dropped significantly,” a spokeswoman for Aegean ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
4
OPA Has Designed a Conceptual Cliffside Home on the Aegean Sea
Could you imagine a house being built into a cliff overlooking the ocean? Well, OPA (Open Platform for Architecture) have come up with an ... «Highsnobiety, Jul 15»
5
Dean the birdie machine leads the AEGEAN
South African Dean Burmester moved into pole position to follow his close friend and compatriot Jake Roos into the AEGEAN Airlines ... «TheSportsCampus.com, Jul 15»
6
Aegean is being 'unduly punished' as Greek crisis unfolds
The share price of global bunker player Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (Aegean) is being needlessly pressured by the economic crisis in ... «bunkerworld, Jul 15»
7
OPA presents conceptual cliffside casa brutale on the aegean sea
'casa brutale' is an unclad statement of simplicity and harmony in contemporary architecture. the conceptual residence, by OPA (open platform ... «Designboom, Jul 15»
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Zacks: Analysts Give Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" to …
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network logo Shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE:ANW) have been given a consensus broker ... «Dakota Financial News, Jul 15»
9
European firms feel Aegean waves
LONDON/MUNICH/ZURICH — Greece's turmoil rippled across corporate Europe as a market rout sabotaged planned bond sales and stock ... «BDlive, Jul 15»
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On the Culture Front: Europa 2 on the Aegean Sea
The Europa 2 feels less like a ship than a floating cosmopolitan boutique hotel. When I boarded in Istanbul last fall, I was greeted with a glass of ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Aegean [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/aegean>. Dec 2019 ».
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