Definition of Dardanelles in English:

Dardanelles

proper noun

  • A narrow strait between Europe and Asiatic Turkey (called the Hellespont in classical times) that links the Sea of Marmara with the Aegean Sea. It is 38 miles (60 km) long. In 1915, it was the scene of an unsuccessful attack on Turkey by Allied troops (see Gallipoli)

    See also Gallipoli

Pronunciation

Dardanelles

/ˌdärdnˈelz//ˌdɑrdnˈɛlz/