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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast Turkey on the Black Sea. Founded by Greek colonists in the eighth century B.C., the city was part of the Roman, Byzantine, Trebizond, and Ottoman empires. Population: 214,000.

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  • On Tuesday, the court also sentenced Yasin Hayal , an ultranationalist from Trabzon, to life imprisonment without parole for procuring the murder.

    Guilty Verdict in Author's Killing

  • Evidence emerged that police and other officials in Mr. Samast's home town of Trabzon had known of his intentions.

    Guilty Verdict in Author's Killing

  • Reuters Orthodox worshippers attended the Virgin Mary service at the ancient Sumela Monastery in the Black Sea coastal province of Trabzon, northeastern Turkey, on Monday.

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  • Trabzonspor, from the northeastern Turkish city of Trabzon, perched at the edge of the Black Sea, wasn't even supposed to be in the Champions League.

    Soccer's Attack of the Average Joes

  • A gunman who shot Armenian journalist Hrant Dink in 2007 was from Trabzon.

    Turkey Allows Monastery Mass

  • Trabzon, the major city near Sumela, is a hotbed of nationalism and there were scuffles last year when Christian worshippers sought to pray at the monastery.

    Turkey Allows Monastery Mass

  • A year earlier, a 16-year-old boy shot and killed a Catholic priest while he was praying at his church in Trabzon, on the Black Sea Coast.

    Turkish Bishop's Driver Charged With Murder

  • Local students in Turkish city of Trabzon chase ambassador Gabi Levy, try breaking into his car.

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  • The Abkhaz have a completely different agenda – they want to talk about removing Georgian armed forces from the Upper Kodori Valley, whose the presence they say violates the ceasefire agreement; the lifting of Georgian sanctions on Abkhazia; the opening of a sea connection between their capital Sukhumi and the Turkish port of Trabzon and a possible road link with Turkey running through Georgian territory.

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