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 (mär′mər-ə), Sea of
A sea of northwest Turkey between Europe and Asia. It is connected to the Black Sea through the Bosporus and to the Aegean Sea through the Dardanelles.


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(Placename) Sea of Marmara a deep inland sea in NW Turkey, linked with the Black Sea by the Bosporus and with the Aegean by the Dardanelles: separates Turkey in Europe from Turkey in Asia. Area: 11 471 sq km (4429 sq miles). Ancient name: Propontis


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Sea of, a sea in NW Turkey connected with the Black Sea by the Bosporus, and with the Aegean by the Dardanelles. 4300 sq. mi. (11,135 sq. km).
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Noun1.Marmara - an inland sea in northwestern TurkeyMarmara - an inland sea in northwestern Turkey; linked to the Black Sea by the Bosporus and linked to the Aegean by the Dardanelles
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Work on the 45km Kanal Istanbul, linking the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara west of the Bosphorus, will begin this year, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said, adding it formed part of Turkey's most expensive construction project.
ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, in a statement admitted "that there is a reasonable basis to believe that war crimes were committed by some members of the Israel Defence Forces during and after the boarding of the Mavi Marmara on 30 May 2010.
Fifty nine percent berth occupancy was observed at the port Thursday where a total of ten ships namely, Maipo, Chang AN, Lanka Jaya, Kiran Marmara, Ql-Xiang-22, YM Miranda, Sea Delta, Maran Gas Delphi, SC Brilliant and Brizo are currently occupying berths to load/offload Containers, Animal Feed, Coal, Soya Bean Seeds, Chemicals, LNG, Palm oil and Furnace oil respectively.
An earthquake with a magnitude stronger than 7 will hit Turkeyas Marmara region in the near future, BoAaziAs.
Summary: Istanbul, [Turkey] August 18 (ANI): Bogazici University's Kandilli Observatory in Turkey said an earthquake larger than magnitude 7 is expected to hit country's Marmara region in the near future.
55 breast cancer patients and 51 at risk individuals undergoing BRCA1 and BRCA2 full sequencing in Marmara University, Medical Genetics Laboratory from 2015 to 2016 were included in this study.
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Marmara avait deja baisse le rideau des clubs l'hiver dernier, mais ouvert le Club Marmara Palm Beach a Djerba pour l'ete.
The Turkish-Israeliaffairswere suspended in 2010 after the Israeli attack on Mavi Marmara from the "Gaza Freedom Flotilla," in which ten activists were killed.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Belonging to Russian fleet, a battleship passed through the ystanbul's Bosporus and entered the Marmara Sea.
TPAO's Thrace-Gallipoli Gas Basin, a promising area offshore in the Marmara Sea, has been taken by TPAO for exploration and development with US help under a fee-based service contract.
Contract Awarded for Balikesir Regional Directorate of Forestry Banda Forest Management Directorate Marmara Forest Management Units Marmara Afforestation of Land Preparation for Planting and Barbed Wire Fence Ihata Service Procurement Work.