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  • proper n. A deep inland sea in north-western Turkey connecting the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea via the straits of Bosphorus and Dardanelles.

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  • n. an inland sea in northwestern Turkey; linked to the Black Sea by the Bosporus and linked to the Aegean by the Dardanelles


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  • The Bosporus connects the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara, which in turn flows into the Mediterranean.

    Turkish PM Announces Plan For Huge New Canal

  • While Istanbul is situated on the sea, the Sea of Marmara is too small to throw up a Tsunami on the scale seen in Japan.

    Turkey Debates Nuclear Plans

  • He walked onto the balcony and looked out at the Bosporus and the Sea of Marmara.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Busch stood on the balcony of the Oriental Suite of the Four Seasons, staring out over the Sea of Marmara and the Princess Islands.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • They both stood there in silence, watching the boats with their wide open sails make their way down the Bosporus to the Sea of Marmara.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • I didn't stay in the centre, like you, but in a truly horrible place, by the Sea of Marmara, called Buyukcekmece which, I was assured, translates as 'Large Chest of Drawers'!


  • They were documenting remains on and around a peninsula that juts out into the Küçükçekmece lagoon, now linked to the Sea of Marmara by a narrow channel but more open to it in the past.

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  • They reached the avenue of Kennedy Caddesi and crossed it to the seawall along the Sea of Marmara.

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  • When the city began digging a new, state-of-the-art railroad two years ago in the midst of the city, near the Sea of Marmara, they found what you usually do when you stick something in the ground in this part of the world: antiquities.

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  • Turkeystrategic location controlling the Turkish Straits (Bosporus, Sea of Marmara, Dardanelles) that link Black and Aegean Seas; Mount Ararat, the legendary landing place of Noah's Ark, is in the far eastern portion of the country



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