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Noun1.Marmora - an inland sea in northwestern TurkeyMarmora - an inland sea in northwestern Turkey; linked to the Black Sea by the Bosporus and linked to the Aegean by the Dardanelles
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After tarrying here awhile, the Bay of Salamis will be crossed, and a day given to Corinth, whence the voyage will be continued to Constantinople, passing on the way through the Grecian Archipelago, the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmora, and the mouth of the Golden Horn, and arriving in about forty-eight hours from Athens.
Here it is proposed to remain two days, visiting the harbors, fortifications, and battlefields of the Crimea; thence back through the Bosphorus, touching at Constantinople to take in any who may have preferred to remain there; down through the Sea of Marmora and the Dardanelles, along the coasts of ancient Troy and Lydia in Asia, to Smyrna, which will be reached in two or two and a half days from Constantinople.
Now, in this history of his, Procopius mentions that, during the term of his prefecture at Constantinople, a great sea-monster was captured in the neighboring Propontis, or Sea of Marmora, after having destroyed vessels at intervals in those waters for a period of more than fifty years.
Unitaid's Executive Director, Lelio Marmora said: 'We now have a formidable weapon in our armoury that has the potential, once fully deployed, to sharply reduce the number of children under five succumbing to severe malaria.
Sturdy Savings Bank has said that it is to open a new location in Marmora, New Jersey.
The brainchild of the establishment's popular owner Freddie Tulloch, whose parents owned 1985 Hennessy hero Galway Blaze, the club is a unique way of getting people involved in racing in a baby-steps manner, perhaps with the odd glass of Marmora Cannonau di Sardegna on the way.
Meanwhile, Miguel Marmora highlighted the role of the PRIE and considered that "the recovery and preservation of the Palace of Congress, declared a historical monument in 1993, is conceived as a State policy.
Products from Kebir Sut can be found in 65 Turkish towns and cities - in the regions around the Sea of Marmora and the Aegean, in Central Anatolya and throughout the region surrounding the Black Sea.
Alfonso observe que l'adhesion aux normes internationales tend a s'eloigner progressivement du processus normatif national, ce qui porte Marmora, citee par Alfonso, a voir dans cette tendance le dilemme non resolu entre <<comment concilier le pouvoir souverain des Etats de decider les entrees et les sorties sur leurs territoires et le respect des droits humains des migrants>> (Marmora, in Alfonso 2013 :7).
Marmora Hispana: Explotacion y uso de los materiales petreos en la Hispania Romana.