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Stambul

[stahm-bool]
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noun
  1. the oldest part and principal Turkish residential section of Istanbul, south of the Golden Horn.
  2. Istanbul.
Also Stam·boul [stahm-bool; French stahn-bool] /stɑmˈbul; French stɑ̃ˈbul/.
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Historical Examples

  • As a child Fatima Hanum played in one of the narrow streets of Stambul.

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    Sven Anders Hedin

  • Far to the west are seen the towers on the old wall of Stambul.

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    Sven Anders Hedin

  • My path leads me into Stambul; whether it will lead me back again I know not.

  • A moment later the little host was already on its way to Stambul.

  • This was always the way in which the riots began in Stambul.


British Dictionary definitions for stambul

Stambul

Stamboul

noun
  1. the old part of Istanbul, Turkey, south of the Golden Horn: the site of ancient Byzantium; sometimes used as a name for the whole city
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