Enver Pasha and his associates owned two of the largest shops in stamboul.
He entered the Turkish wars in 1855 and died in stamboul in that same year.
Cringing cowardice prevents his going to stamboul more than one day in the year, and this occurred lately.
Even the stately streets of stamboul are not free from them.
Is he perfectly sure that Mahomet was sent by God, as he is sure that the city of stamboul exists?
But even stamboul, it is said, shall have an end, and there came an end to this long delay.
It will remain printed on the memory when many another experience of stamboul is dim or forgotten.
Those of the Georgians who have had their lives spared will be sent to stamboul.
“I will write to stamboul,” is a terrible sentence to the conscience-smitten official.
I acted as surgeon to the suite of the Ambassador and arrived happily in stamboul.
Turkish name of Constantinople, a corruption of Greek phrase eis tan (ten) polin "into the city," which is how the local Greek population referred to it. Picked up in Turkish 16c., though Turkish folk etymology traces the name to Islam bol "plenty of Islam." Greek polis "city" has been adopted into Turkish as a place-name suffix as -bolu.
Note: Formerly called Byzantium, then Constantinople, the city was the capital consecutively of the eastern branch of the Roman Empire, of the Byzantine Empire, and of the Ottoman Empire.
Note: It is the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church.