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Bosporus

Bosporus Meaning & Definition
Bosporus Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Bosporus?

[n] a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping route

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See Also | Republic of Turkey | sound | strait | Turkey

Bosporus In Webster's Dictionary

\Bos"po*rus\ (b[o^]s"p[-o]*r[u^]s), n. [L.] A strait or narrow sea between two seas, or a lake and a seas; as, the Bosporus (formerly the Thracian Bosporus) or Strait of Constantinople, between the Black Sea and Sea of Marmora; the Cimmerian Bosporus, between the Black Sea and Sea of Azof. [Written also {Bosphorus}.]

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