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Galata

[gah-lah-tah] /ˈgɑ lɑ tɑ/
noun
1.
the chief commercial section of Istanbul, Turkey.
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  • How long Macaulay would have continued his lecture on Galata Tower is uncertain.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • Ten liras to one that she is by this time in Galata with some of the Genoese Giaours.

  • When you didn't care any more about my doing that I lived in the shade in Galata.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • In Galata and on the boat he had not dared to look into the eyes of those who thronged about him.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • Opposite the business quarter of Galata, crowned by its tower.

    The Walls of Constantinople Bernard Granville Baker
  • A caique is in readiness to carry us onward to the bridge of Galata.

    The Walls of Constantinople Bernard Granville Baker
  • However, he evidently liked us much, and pressed us to pay him a visit in Galata.

    Three Months Abroad Anna Vivanti
  • First went the carpenter, leading the way down the hill to Galata.

British Dictionary definitions for Galata

Galata

/ˈɡælətə/
noun
1.
a port in NW Turkey, a suburb and the chief business section of Istanbul
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