Ceramicus Sinus

Ceramicus Sinus (sĕrəmĪˈkəs sĪˈnəs) [key] or Ceramic Gulf sərămˈĭk, ancient name of the Gulf of Kos, or of Kerme, SW Turkey, an inlet of the Aegean Sea. The celebrated city of Halicarnassus, capital of Cappadocia, was on the gulf.

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