Samsun

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Sam·sun

 (säm-so͞on′)
A city of northern Turkey northeast of Ankara on Samsun Bay, an inlet of the Black Sea. In ancient times Samsun was an important Greek colony.
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Samsun

(Turkish ˈsɑmsun)
n
(Placename) a port in N Turkey, on the Black Sea. Pop: 395 000 (2005 est). Ancient name: Amisus
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Sam•sun

(sɑmˈsun)

n.
a city in N Turkey, in Asia. 326,900.
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IN MERSEY | Amisos, a cargo vessel coming from Turkey; India, a container vessel, and Wilhelmine Essberger, a chemical tanker carrying paraffins coming from Italy.