Definition of Peloponnese in English:

Peloponnese

proper noun

the Peloponnese
  • The mountainous southern peninsula of Greece, connected to central Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth. Greek name Pelopónnisos /ˌpɛlɔˈpɔnisɔs/, also called Peloponnesus /ˌpɛlɔpɔˈniːsəs/.

Origin

From Greek, literally ‘island of Pelops’.

Pronunciation

Peloponnese

/ˌpɛləpəˈniːz/