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(Placename) a town in NW Turkey, across the Bosporus from Istanbul: formerly a terminus of caravan routes from Syria and Asia; base of the British army in the Crimean War. Pop: 495 118 (2000). Former name: Scutari
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(ˌʊs kəˈdɑr)

a section of Istanbul, Turkey, on the Asian shore of the Bosporus.
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