Trabzon

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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.

Trabzon

(ˈtrɑːbzɔːn) or

Trebizond

n
(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)

Treb•i•zond

(ˈtrɛb əˌzɒnd)

n.
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.