Bosporus

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Bos·po·rus

 (bŏs′pər-əs)
A narrow strait separating European and Asian Turkey and joining the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara. It has been an important trade route since ancient times.

Bosporus

(ˈbɒspərəs) or

Bosphorus

n
(Placename) the Bosporus a strait between European and Asian Turkey, linking the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara

Bos•po•rus

(ˈbɒs pər əs)

also Bos•pho•rus

(-fər-)

n.
a strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. 18 mi. (29 km) long.
Bos′po•ran, Bos•po•ran•ic (ˌbɒs pəˈræn ɪk) Bos•po•ri•an (bɒˈspɔr i ən, -ˈspoʊr-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bosporus - a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black SeaBosporus - a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping route
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
Translations

Bosp(h)orus

n the Bosporusder Bosporus