Trabzon(redirected from Trapezos)
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Trab·zon(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.
(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)
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.