Golden Horn


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Golden Horn

An inlet of the Bosporus in northwest Turkey forming the harbor of Istanbul.

Golden Horn

n
(Placename) an inlet of the Bosporus in NW Turkey, forming the harbour of Istanbul. Turkish name: Haliç

Gold′en Horn′


n.
an inlet of the Bosporus, in European Turkey: forms the inner part of Istanbul.
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Dame Aloise de Gondelaurier, a rich and noble woman, who held by the hand a pretty girl about five or six years of age, and dragged a long veil about, suspended to the golden horn of her headdress, halted as she passed the wooden bed, and gazed for a moment at the wretched creature, while her charming little daughter, Fleur-de-Lys de Gondelaurier, spelled out with her tiny, pretty finger, the permanent inscription attached to the wooden bed: "Foundlings."
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.
"Upon my word," cried he, "I thought I had seen wonders before to-day--hydras with nine heads, stags with golden horns, six-legged men, three-headed dogs, giants with furnaces in their stomachs, and nobody knows what besides.
Millennium Hotels and Resorts celebrated its first opening in Turkey with the launch of the five-star, 127 key Millennium Istanbul Golden Horn Hotel.
Golden Horn was a brilliant winner of the premier Classic in 2015 and went on to establish himself as an elite middledistance performer by landing the Coral-Eclipse, the Irish Champion Stakes and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe before his retirement later that year.
| Anthony Oppenheimer has dismissed comparisons between Cracksman and Classic winner Golden Horn as the Frankel colt bids to deliver his second Investec Derby triumph in three years.
Turbulence intervened - a split from long-time boss and mentor Sheikh Mohammed and a six-month drugs ban, both late in 2012 - in the eight years before Golden Horn gave the Italian his second triumph in the world's premier Classic.
HE MIGHT not be the next Golden Horn but connections of leading Investec Derby hope Cracksman are warming to the prospect that the son of Frankel has what it takes to become a Classic winner on just his third career start at Epsom on Saturday week.
M?venpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn is a short drive from several family-friendly attractions and the many historical sites in the Old City.
ME[micro]venpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn is offering GCC guests exclusive services and benefits that are tailored to their needs this summer.
REVELLING in the euphoria that followed last year's Derby triumph on Golden Horn, Frankie Dettori fired a telling line: "I haven't finished yet!"