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Cilician Gates

noun
1.
a mountain pass in SE Asia Minor, connecting Cappadocia and Cilicia.
Turkish Gülek Boǧaz
[gy-lek boh-ahz] /güˈlɛk boʊˈɑz/ (Show IPA)
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  • The famous pass called the 'Cilician Gates' was traversed by a high-road through the gorge into Cappadocia.

    Outspoken Essays William Ralph Inge
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Cilician Gates

plural noun
1.
a pass in S Turkey, over the Taurus Mountains Turkish name Gülek Bogaz
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