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Beyoǧlu

[bey-uh-loo; Turkish bey-oh-loo]
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noun
  1. a modern section of Istanbul, Turkey, N of the Golden Horn: commercial and residential area.
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Formerly Pe·ra [pe-rah] /ˈpɛ rɑ/.
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Examples from the Web for pera

Historical Examples

  • There are maid-servants and men-servants, and more boxes than any house in Pera will hold.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • When once we were in the carriage and on our way to Pera, however, he recovered his senses.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • I told him that his brother and mother were in Pera, and that he should see them in the morning.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • It would be easy to write a book about society in Pera, and it would be a pleasant book.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • The life on the Bosphorus is totally different from that in Pera.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford


British Dictionary definitions for pera

Pera

noun
  1. the former name of Beyoğlu
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