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 (trăb-zŏn′, träb-zôn′) or Treb·i·zond (trĕb′ĭ-zŏnd′)
A city of northeast Turkey on the Black Sea. Founded by Greek colonists in the eighth century bc, the city was part of the Roman, Byzantine, Trebizond, and Ottoman empires.
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(ˈtrɑːbzɔːn) or


(Placename) a port in NE Turkey, on the Black Sea: founded as a Greek colony in the 8th century bc at the terminus of an important trade route from central Europe to Asia. Pop: 246 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈtrɛb əˌzɒnd)

1. a medieval empire in NE Asia Minor 1204–1461.
2. Turkish, Trabzon. a seaport in NE Turkey, on the Black Sea: an ancient Greek colony; capital of the medieval empire of Trebizond. 155,960.
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The airline staff members were caring and friendly, making the three and a half hour flight to Trabzon comfortable.
Muscat: More than 11,500 passengers have used SalamAir's services to Trabzon and Istanbul since its launch in July this year, the airline announced on Wednesday.
The airline will operate direct flights from Riyadh to Batumi, Tbilisi, Vienna, Baku, Trabzon, and Sarajevo.
Current routes include Muscat, Salalah, Suhar, Dubai, Doha, Jeddah, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot, Shiraz, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Dhaka, Alexandria, Riyadh, Kuwait, and Abu-Dhabi, in addition, to the recently launched destinations Tehran, Istanbul and Trabzon. Additional passenger services to compliment the customer experience on the home-grown airline include options for extra luggage, and seat and meal selection.
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Emirates said: "The flight landed uneventfully in Trabzon and passengers and crew were safely disembarked.
"A recovery flight has in the meantime been launched from Dubai to Trabzon, which will fly all passengers onwards to Newcastle as EK35, with a departure in Trabzon at 18:00 local time.
Bitnel dominated the headlines of Trabzon's ylkhaber sporting paper, which used the headline "EulE-m ylany" (Death Announcement) along with a photo of Bitnel showing a red card to Trabzonspor players.
"In respect of the media reports published on 15 August 2016 regarding the building of a $1bn project in Trabzon by Emaar, we would like to clarify that Emaar Properties is currently not building any project in Trabzon city," the statement read.
Sharjah-based Air Arabia launched its inaugural flight to Trabzon as the low cost airline's latest destination in Turkey.
A restoration effort will be performed at the Hagia Sofia Mosque in the ( Black Sea province of Trabzon in northeastern Turkey, the Hurriyet Daily News ( reported Thursday.