Gallipoli


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Gal·lip·o·li

 (gə-lĭp′ə-lē)
A narrow peninsula of northwest Turkey between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of Saros. It was the scene of heavy fighting (1915) between Allied and Turkish forces in World War I.

Gallipoli

(ɡəˈlɪpəlɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a peninsula in NW Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of Saros: scene of a costly but unsuccessful Allied campaign in 1915
2. (Placename) a port in NW Turkey, at the entrance to the Sea of Marmara: historically important for its strategic position. Pop: 22 000 (latest est)
Turkish name: Gelibolu
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For many years there lived near the town of Gallipolis, Ohio, an old man named Herman Deluse.
He had come up the river in a steamboat, and landing at Gallipolis the previous evening had immediately obtained a horse and buggy and set out for home.
(3) Peter Weir, preface to Bill Gammage, The Story of Gallipoli, Penguin, Ringwood, Victoria, 1981, p.
Hourly "in all that time," wrote John Masefield in his account Gallipoli, "[the soldier] has seen his friends blown to pieces at his side, or dismembered, or drowned, or driven mad, or stabbed, or sniped by some unseen stalker."
For most, Anzac Day-- Anzac stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps-- marks the landing by Australian and New Zealand soldiers in southern Turkey as part of the Gallipoli campaign of World War I.
press photo The Kurdish Globe Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani visited Turkey on Friday to attend ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the battle of Gallipoli, known as Canakkale Victory Day for Turks.
London -- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday joined world leaders in London to attend the centenary commemoration of the Gallipoli Campaign in the World War One.
THE Queen yesterday led tributes to the 58,000 Allied troops killed at Gallipoli.
The Queen led tributes to the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who lost their lives on the centenary of Gallipoli yesterday.
THE centenary of one of the worst military disasters of World War I was commemorated in London and Gallipoli yesterday.
GALLIPOLI, Turkey -- For the first time, at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.