How to use Ankara in a sentence
Police in Ankara, the Turkish capital, on May 10, 2019, arrested 18 students and one academic who participated in a Pride march at Middle East Technical University.Turkish court acquits 19 people charged over participation in Pride march | Michael K. Lavers | October 8, 2021 | Washington Blade
Known as the Guennol Stargazer, the marble piece had been on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for decades, but Ankara only objected when it was put up for sale by Christie’s four years ago.
They are on different sides of the long-running conflict, with Russia backing the regime of Bashar Assad and Turkey backing the opposition, but Moscow still helped enable Ankara’s offensive against the Kurdish forces Erdogan considers terrorists.
After that, “we weren’t really sure what the next step was,” Williams, the franchise player for the Atlanta Dream, said in a recent interview from Ankara, Turkey, where she plays for Botas Spor.WNBA players’ next cause: Educating themselves — and fans — on vaccine safety | Candace Buckner | March 4, 2021 | Washington Post
In a nine-page ruling by Ankara’s 2nd Criminal Judgeship of Peace, government officials listed YPG’s Facebook page among several hundred social media URLs they considered problematic.Sheryl Sandberg and Top Facebook Execs Silenced an Enemy of Turkey to Prevent a Hit to the Company’s Business | by Jack Gillum and Justin Elliott | February 24, 2021 | ProPublica
For Ankara to allow a suicide bomber through to launch a flagrant attack at this moment also would appear to be odd timing.
In fact, as Ihrig points out, Mussolini called himself “the Mustafa Kemal of a Milanese Ankara” as he began his own power-grab.
But there is broad agreement between Washington and Ankara as to how the fight against ISIS should proceed, he said.Exclusive: Turkey OK’s American Drones to Fight ISIS | Eli Lake, Josh Rogin | October 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ankara sent its warplanes aloft—at last—but not to bomb ISIS.
They see collusion and deception and they say Ankara is determined to subjugate them.Impotent U.S. Airstrikes, Passive Turks and an ISIS Triumph | Jamie Dettmer | October 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He intended to do this tomorrow, somewhere between the oasis and Ankara, but the Pasha's son had presented an awkward problem.
The caravan for which Ali was handling camels came to an oasis one day out of Ankara and found another caravan already encamped.
But he felt that he could make it from here to Ankara without difficulty and he'd had more than his fill of the Pasha's son.
He saw a circus in Ankara, a football game in Budapest, a nullgrav wrestling match in Moscow.Starman's Quest | Robert Silverberg
There were some recent pictures of Khalid, including one taken as he left the plane on his return from Ankara.The Edge of the Knife | Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for Ankara
the capital of Turkey: an ancient city in the Anatolian highlands: first a capital in the 3rd century bc, in the Celtic kingdom of Galatia. Pop: 3 593 000 (2005 est): Ancient name: Ancyra Former name (until 1930): Angora
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cultural definitions for Ankara
Capital of Turkey, located in west-central Turkey; the country's administrative, commercial, and cultural center.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.