Definition of Bosporus. Meaning of Bosporus. Synonyms of Bosporus

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Definition of Bosporus

Bosporus
Bosporus Bos"po*rus (b[o^]s"p[-o]*r[u^]s), n. [L.] A strait or narrow sea between two seas, or a lake and a seas; as, the Bosporus (formerly the Thracian Bosporus) or Strait of Constantinople, between the Black Sea and Sea of Marmora; the Cimmerian Bosporus, between the Black Sea and Sea of Azof. [Written also Bosphorus.]

Meaning of Bosporus from wikipedia

- Chalcedonian Bosporus (Bosporus Chalcedoniae, Βοσπορος της Χαλκηδονιης [Bosporos tes Khalkedonies], Herodotus 4.87), or Mysian Bosporus (Bosporus Mysius)....
- year through the Bosporus and the Dardanelles into the Aegean Sea.[citation needed] While the net flow of water through the Bosporus and Dardanelles (known...
- The Bosporan Kingdom, also known as the Kingdom of the Cimmerian Bosporus (Gr****: Βασίλειον τοῦ Κιμμερικοῦ Βοσπόρου, Basileion tou Kimmerikou Bosporou)...
- canal and the Bosporus). The new waterway would byp**** the current Bosporus. Istanbul Canal aims to minimise shipping traffic in the Bosporus. It is projected...
- Bosporus tunnel may refer to any of several tunnels under the Bosporus, connecting the European and Asian sides of Istanbul, specifically: The Bosporus...
- the walls, at left Exterior view of the Gate to the Bosporus Interior view of the Gate to the Bosporus A number of further residential buildings are located...
- Mithridates I of the Bosporus sometimes known as Mithridates II of the Bosporus and Mithridates of Pergamon (flourished 1st century BC), was a nobleman...
- of the Straits is a 1936 agreement that gives Turkey control over the Bosporus and Dardanelles straits and regulates the transit of naval warships. The...
- province in the northwest of Asia Minor, adjoining the Sea of Marmara, the Bosporus, and the Black Sea. It bordered Mysia to the southwest, Paphlagonia to...
- Bosporus Germans are those ethnic Germans living and settled in Istanbul since the second half of the 19th century. The first generation came a few decades...
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