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 (ĕ-dîr′nĕ) Formerly A·dri·a·no·ple (ā′drē-ə-nō′pəl)
A city of northwest Turkey northwest of Istanbul. It was founded c. ad 125 by the Roman emperor Hadrian on the site of an earlier Thracian town and was conquered at various times by Visigoths, Bulgarians, Crusaders, Turks, and Russians. Held by Greece after 1920, it was restored to Turkey in 1923.
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(Placename) a city in NW Turkey: a Thracian town, rebuilt and renamed by the Roman emperor Hadrian. Pop: 126 000 (2005 est). Former name: Adrianople
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(ɛˈdir nɛ)

a city in NW Turkey, in the European part. 115,500. Also called Adrianople.
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Noun1.Edirne - a city in northwestern TurkeyEdirne - a city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian
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
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He was a practioning physician, malaria combater, researcher, lecturer, manager, man of culture and volunteer work, a retired member of teaching staff of department of History of Medicine and Deontology of Faculty of Medicine of Trakya University in Edirne, Turkey (Figure 1).
The crash took place when a vehicle carrying illegal migrants hit a wall in Edirne province, security sources were quoted by Turkey's official news agency Anadolu Agency as saying.
(1) Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Edirne, Turkey
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure had earlier told Trend that the construction of a canal is also being constructed in the country's Edirne province.
Last year, the authorities in Edirne managed to capture 50,000 migrants in an attempt to illegally transfer to Bulgaria and Greece, the correspondent of BGNES reported.
The small Jewish community in Edirne, in northwest Turkey, has waited patiently since 1976 for a wedding in its local synagogue and when it finally occurred yesterday, the response it drew from other Turks was less than celebratory.
EDyRNE (CyHAN)- A marriage ceremony will be held at Grand Synagogue of Edirne for the first time after 41 years.
The opening of the Great Synagogue of Edirne (right), has been celebrated by foreign dignitaries, Turkish government officials and members of the Turkish Jewish community following five years of restoration.
Dubai: Most tourists seek sun and sand but in the western Turkish city of Edirne they come to see a mosque and wrestling.
That completed the first phase of development of eight gas accumulations in the Edirne Licence in the Thrace Basin, Turkey's European part.
In the past one year, 47 illegal migrants trying to cross the border in the north-western province of Edirne have drowned to death in the Meric River.