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Meaning of "Strait of Otranto" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF STRAIT OF OTRANTO

Strait of Otranto  [straɪt əv əˈtræntəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STRAIT OF OTRANTO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Strait of Otranto is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES STRAIT OF OTRANTO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Strait of Otranto

Strait of Otranto

The Strait of Otranto connects the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea and separates Italy from Albania. Its width at Punta Palascìa, east of Salento is less than 72 kilometres. The strait is named after the Italian city of Otranto.

Definition of Strait of Otranto in the English dictionary

The definition of Strait of Otranto in the dictionary is a stretch of water between SE Italy and Albania, connecting the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea; of strategic importance during World War I.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STRAIT OF OTRANTO


ailanto
eɪˈlæntəʊ
canto
ˈkæntəʊ
conjunto
kɒnˈdʒʊntəʊ
conto
ˈkɒntəʊ
coranto
kɒˈræntəʊ
Esperanto
ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ
junto
ˈdʒʊntəʊ
Lepanto
lɪˈpæntəʊ
manteau
ˈmæntəʊ
montanto
mɒnˈtæntəʊ
panto
ˈpæntəʊ
pinto
ˈpɪntəʊ
portmanteau
pɔːtˈmæntəʊ
pronto
ˈprɒntəʊ
punto
ˈpʊntəʊ
Sacramento
ˌsækrəˈmɛntəʊ
santo
ˈsɑːntəʊ
tanto
ˈtæntəʊ
Taranto
təˈræntəʊ
Toronto
təˈrɒntəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STRAIT OF OTRANTO

Strait of Canso
Strait of Dover
Strait of Gibraltar
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Strait of Magellan
Strait of Tiran
strait-laced
straiten
straitened
straitjacket
straitlacedly
straitlacedness
straitly
straitness
straits
Straits of Florida
Straits Settlements
strake
straked
Stralsund

WORDS THAT END LIKE STRAIT OF OTRANTO

aggiornamento
Agrigento
bel canto
cento
come into
divertimento
enter into
get into
go into
Gulf of Lepanto
Gulf of Taranto
into
lento
onto
Otranto
put money into
quo warranto
run into
Trento
unto

Synonyms and antonyms of Strait of Otranto in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Strait of Otranto» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

奥特朗托海峡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Estrecho de Otranto
570 millions of speakers

English

Strait of Otranto
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Otranto के स्ट्रेट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مضيق أوترانتو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Пролив Отранто
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Estreito de Otranto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্ট্র্যাট অফ অফ ওট্রান্টো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Détroit d´Otrante
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Selat Otranto
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Straße von Otranto
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オトラント海峡
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오트 란 토 해협
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Selat Otranto
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Eo biển Otranto
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Otranto ஜலசந்தி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओट्रान्टोची सामुद्रधुनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Otranto Boğazı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Stretto di Otranto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cieśnina Otranto
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Пролив Отранто
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Strâmtoarea Otranto
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Στενό του Οτράντο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Straat van Otranto
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sundet Otranto
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Strait of Otranto
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Strait of Otranto

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STRAIT OF OTRANTO»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STRAIT OF OTRANTO» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STRAIT OF OTRANTO»

Discover the use of Strait of Otranto in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Strait of Otranto and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Battle of the Strait of Otranto (1917)
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Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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The Battle of the Otranto Straits: Controlling the Gateway ...
The Austrian objective had been traf¤c in the Strait of Otranto and not speci¤cally the drifters on the barrage. Nevertheless, the implications of the strengthened Allied patrol were the same. The action of the night of 22–23 April 1918 has largely ...
Paul G. Halpern, 2004
3
The Returns of Odysseus: Colonization and Ethnicity
In some late sources the "Illyrian koine" of the Strait of Otranto was articulated in terms of ancient "Arkadian" migrations to Epirus and Italy. Genealogically the Arkadian Lykaon could be considered the progenitor of Thesprotos and Ambrax ...
Irad Malkin, 1998
4
Border Encounters: Asymmetry and Proximity at Europe's Frontiers
To coastal residents they serve as an occasional re- minder of the spatial proximity of the other side of the Strait of Otranto, and of what they refer to as the East, the Orient, Albania, the Balkans and so forth. Yet interviews in Apulia delineate a ...
Jutta Lauth Bacas, William Kavanagh, 2013
5
Naval Strategy and Operations in Narrow Seas
The French fleet blockaded the Strait of Otranto early in the war, but made only occasional forays further north. The French ships bombarded the outer fortifications of the Bay of Cattaro but never tried to penetrate into the base. They sailed only ...
Milan N. Vego, 2013
6
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews OECD Environmental ...
... Catanzaro Palermo Strait of Bonifacio Strait of Bonifacio Strait of Bonifacio Strait of Otranto Strait of Otranto Strait of Otranto Golfo di Taranto Golfo di Taranto Golfo di Taranto Tyrrhenian Sea SARDINIA Tyrrhenian Sea SARDINIA Tyrrhenian ...
OECD, 2003
7
Library of Congress Subject Headings
... Strait of UF Canale di Otranto Otranto Straits Strait of Otranto Strasse von Otranto BT Straits-Albania Straits-Italy Otranto mosaic [NA3 790] UF Mosaik von Otranto BT Mosaics-Italy Otranto Straits USE Otranto, Strait of Otranto Straits, Battle 0f ...
Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office, 2005
8
The Extension of Coastal State Jurisdiction in Enclosed Or ...
This is mostly a result of the geographical position of the Greek island of Corfu located at the entrance, and due to some smaller Greek islands located within the Strait of Otranto.25 Due to its relatively long and narrow shape, the Adriatic is ...
Mitja Grbec, 2013
9
The Eastern Mediterranean as a Laboratory Basin for the ...
Conclusions Estimates of the southward water fluxes have indicated that the Northern Adriatic adds to the South Adriatic Pit only 3-4% of the total water volume exchanged through the Strait of Otranto. Also, it was shown that at the Palagruza ...
Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli, Valery N. Eremeev, 1999
10
Karoly - His Story - A Tragedy - Part One
He served in the Otranto Raid and at the Battle of the Strait of Otranto in 1917 and was its commander-in-chief in the last year of the First World War. The 1917 Battle of the Strait of Otranto was the result of an Austro-Hungarian raid on the ...
Michael Fitzalan

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STRAIT OF OTRANTO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Strait of Otranto is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Top 10 for Wednesday: The Top 10 Places to See in Southern Italy
Otranto, Salento's Way according to wikipedia, It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. The Strait of Otranto, to which the city gives its name, ... «The Delaware County Daily Times, Jun 15»
2
Once a military base, Albania's Sazan Island now turns to tourism
Sazan is located on the Strait of Otranto linking the Adriatic and Ionian seas, a half-hour by speedboat from Vlora city, 85 miles southwest of the capital Tirana. «The Denver Post, May 15»
3
Albania turns former Soviet military base into tourist attraction
Sazan Island is ideally situated on the Strait of Otranto in southern Albania, where the Adriatic and Ionian seas meet. And while it's still technically a military base ... «eTurboNews, May 15»
4
The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser
9. Which vegetable is also known as Ladies Fingers? 10. The Strait of Otranto separates which two countries? Click here to see the answers. Tweet your score to ... «The Independent, May 15»
5
Albania's Military Past Becomes a Tourism Draw
Sazan, Albania: Located on the Strait of Otranto linking the Adriatic and Ionian seas, a half-hour by speedboat from Vlora city, 140 kilometers (85 miles) south ... «Skift, May 15»
6
Albania sees tourism for island with military past
SAZAN, ALBANIA: Located on the Strait of Otranto linking the Adriatic and Ionian seas, a half-hour by speedboat from Vlora city, 140 kilometers (85 miles) south ... «Deseret News, May 15»
7
Almost 1000 migrants found on abandoned ship in Adriatic Sea
The Red Cross said the ship, which reportedly set off from Turkey, had apparently been abandoned in the Strait of Otranto that separates Italy from Albania. «RTE.ie, Dec 14»
8
Almost 1000 migrants arrive in Italy on packed cargo ship
The Red Cross said the ship, which reportedly set off from Turkey, had apparently been abandoned in the Strait of Otranto that separates Italy from Albania. «Reuters, Dec 14»
9
Burning Ferry Off Greece: 5 People Dead [Update]
... is being carried through by air, after the ship caught on fire, on the morning of December 28, due to unspecified causes, while sailing in the Strait of Otranto. «Greek Reporter, Dec 14»
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1 Dead, Hundreds Evacuated From Burning Ferry In Adriatic Sea
Greek, Italian and Albanian rescuers were reportedly taking part in the operation taking place about 40 miles from Corfu in the Strait of Otranto that separates ... «NPR, Dec 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Strait of Otranto [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/strait-of-otranto>. Nov 2019 ».
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