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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.
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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
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A large Russian ship carrying military cargo destined for Syria was photographed transiting the Bosphorus Strait this week.
The English-language Al-Masdar news website quoted maritime naval observer Yoruk Isik as saying that the Russian ship, Ropucha class landing ship Azoz 151, has passed the Bosphorus Strait en route to the Port of Tartous in Western Syria.
Works will be executed by the semi-submersible rig Scarabeo 9, a drilling unit suitable for operations in the area, due to its ability to lower its tower which enables crossing of the Bosphorus Strait, the company said.
Works will be executed by the semi-submersible rig Scarabeo 9, a drilling unit suitable for operations in the area, thanks to its ability to lower its tower which enables crossing of the Bosphorus Strait.
Submersible rig Scarabeo 9, a drilling unit suitable for operations in the area, will carrry out works in Romania, andwas picked for its ability to lower its tower, allowing to cross the Bosphorus Strait.
The BBC reported that it had reached Turkey's Bosphorus Strait as it makes its way from the Black Sea through the Suez Canal to the Gulf.
A two-year, multimillion-dollar makeover presents guests with upgraded guest rooms plus an outdoor spa, restaurants, bars and event space with plenty of views of the Bosphorus strait.
ISTANBUL -- Heavy fog paralyzes vessel traffic through Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait amid ebbing visibility.
The project aims to reduce the burden of shipping on the Bosphorus Strait and prevent the threat of environmental and man-made disasters on one of the most intense sea routes in the world.
Dolma bace means "filled up garden" because the former sultans asked each boat passing the Bosphorus Strait to donate a rock to "fill" the garden by the water ndash thus it became known as Dolmabace.Piles of freshly-made tulumba, a sweet pastry For the ladies, remember to take along a scarf or shawl so you can enter religious places.
The court on Thursday convicted the men of deliberately killing civilians who heeded a call from President Erdogan to challenge the coup plotters on the bridge across the Bosphorus Strait in July 2016.