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Stambul

[stahm-bool] /stɑmˈbul/
noun
1.
the oldest part and principal Turkish residential section of Istanbul, south of the Golden Horn.
2.
Also, Stamboul
[stahm-bool; French stahn-bool] /stɑmˈbul; French stɑ̃ˈbul/ (Show IPA)
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  • Far to the west are seen the towers on the old wall of Stambul.

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

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

  • 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.

  • The last rays of sunset were about to depart from the minarets of Stambul.

  • Sir, sir, rise up quickly, for all Stambul is in a commotion.

  • He bellowed to the Kapudan Pasha not to go to Stambul as death awaited him there.

  • Stambul was to be left to itself, and the rebels allowed to do as they liked there.

  • Thou wilt have the anchor raised and sail with the first favorable wind to Stambul.

British Dictionary definitions for Stambul

Stambul

/stæmˈbuːl/
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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