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Samsun

[sahm-soon] /sɑmˈsun/
noun
1.
a city in N Turkey, in Asia.
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  • The main road to Ineboli was heavily guarded, as was that to Samsun.

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  • A great deal of tobacco is grown in the coast districts, more particularly near Samsun.

    A Kut Prisoner

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  • They said if this failed they would then go east towards Samsun, a distance of fully 100 miles across rough mountainous country.

    A Kut Prisoner

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  • Sweet told him we were Germans bound for Samsun, the next port along the coast.

    A Kut Prisoner

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  • We replied we were going in the opposite direction, and wanted a boat with which to reach Samsun.

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  • After giving Sweet coffee he said, no doubt, we would now like to be going on our way to Samsun.

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  • Goods destined for this Vilayet usually come via Samsun, which is about 372 miles from Harput.

  • East of Samsun, where the coast is partially protected by the Caucasus, the climate is more moderate.

British Dictionary definitions for Samsun

Samsun

/Turkish ˈsɑmsun/
noun
1.
a port in N Turkey, on the Black Sea. Pop: 395 000 (2005 est) Ancient name Amisus (əmiːsəs)
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