Bozcaada

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Bozcaada (bōzjä´ä´dä) or Tenedos (tĕn´ədŏs), island, 15 sq mi (39 sq km), NW Turkey, in the Aegean Sea. Bozcaada produces wines, figs, and herbs. The strategically located island was a station of the Greek fleet during the Trojan War. Xerxes used it (5th cent. BC) as a base for the Persian fleet. The Ottoman Turks captured it in 1657.