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[gah-lah-tah] /ˈgɑ lɑ tɑ/
the chief commercial section of Istanbul, Turkey. Unabridged
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  • It attracts him as soon as he has crossed the Galata bridge, and most likely turns him aside from his way to S. Sophia.

    Constantinople William Holden Hutton
  • How long Macaulay would have continued his lecture on Galata Tower is uncertain.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • By noon the excitement had crossed to Galata, and was at high tide in the Isles of the Princes.

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

  • Galata, the Genoese fortress, must be avoided, and at the same time the shortest route must be taken.

    The Walls of Constantinople Bernard Granville Baker
  • Opposite the business quarter of Galata, crowned by its tower.

    The Walls of Constantinople Bernard Granville Baker
  • Rodier steered a point to the north-west, and the aeroplane passed over the Galata bridge that spans the Golden Horn.

  • A caique is in readiness to carry us onward to the bridge of Galata.

    The Walls of Constantinople Bernard Granville Baker
British Dictionary definitions for Galata


a port in NW Turkey, a suburb and the chief business section of Istanbul
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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