Ceramicus Sinus

Ceramicus Sinus sĕrəmī´kəs sī´nəs [key] or Ceramic Gulf sərăm´ĭk [key], 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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