Istanbul


Istanbul
Is|tan|bul
a large city and port in northwest Turkey, at the point where Europe joins Asia. From 330 AD to 1923 it was called ↑Constantinople, and before that it was known as ↑Byzantium. It is the largest city in Turkey, but it is not the capital city (which is Ankara).

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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