- a peninsula in NW European Turkey, extending between the Aegean Sea and the Dardanelles. 50 miles (80 km) long.
- a port in NW Turkey.
Also called Gallipoli Peninsula.Turkish Ge·li·bo·lu [ge-lee-baw-loo] /gɛˈli bɔ lu/.
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Yet (and despite the Peter Weir movie "Gallipoli"), it was not an ANZAC show only.
Today, April 25, is the anniversary of the first day of the Gallipoli campaign of 1915.
The Gallipoli invasion was the precipitating event in the Ottoman genocide against its Armenian population.
His words are inscribed on the memorial to the Allied forces that now stands at Gallipoli.
At the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula were five small beaches.
The Brigade Major was a tower of strength when on Gallipoli.
The average soldier on Gallipoli broke down after a month or two.
If Inkermann was "the soldier's battle," Gallipoli was the soldier's campaign.
The Battalion bombers on Gallipoli were officially known as Grenadiers.
- a peninsula in NW Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of Saros: scene of a costly but unsuccessful Allied campaign in 1915
- a port in NW Turkey, at the entrance to the Sea of Marmara: historically important for its strategic position. Pop: 22 000 (latest est)
Turkish name: Gelibolu
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