Bozcaada

Bozcaada

[bohz-jah-ah-dah, -jah-dah]
Bozcaada or Tenedos, island, 15 sq mi (39 sq km), NW Turkey, in the Aegean Sea. The strategically located island was a station of the Greek fleet during the Trojan War. Xerxes used it (5th cent. B.C.) as a base for the Persian fleet. The Ottoman Turks captured it in 1657.
See Tenedos
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