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Galata

[gah-lah-tah]
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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


British Dictionary definitions for galata

Galata

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