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(Turkish ˈsivɑs)
(Placename) a city in central Turkey, at an altitude of 1347 m (4420 ft): one of the chief cities in Asia Minor in ancient times; scene of the national congress (1919) leading to the revolution that established modern Turkey. Pop: 266 000 (2005 est)
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a city in central Turkey. 240,100.
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"My mother, aunt and grandmother were forced out of their home in Sepastia in Western Armenia, what is now Turkey.
Yassin then began narrating the plight of his mother's family, who were forced out of Sepastia and into the death march across the Syrian desert.
They were from the Turkish city of Sivas (Sepastia from historical Armenia) although they did not know each other there.