or Ça·tal Hü·yük
[ chaht-l-hoo-yook ]
/ ˈtʃɑt l huˈyʊk /
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a 32-acre Neolithic site in south-central Turkey, dated c6500–5500 b.c., one of the first true cities, characterized by a fully developed agriculture and extensive trading, particularly in obsidian, and having frescoed temples, mud-brick fortifications and houses, and mother-goddess figures.
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How to use Çatalhüyük in a sentence
The fifth instance of the occurrence of the word is in a passage cited by Wanley, Catal.
Virgil and his household found refuge on an estate which had once belonged to his old master Siron: Catal.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton
A mile beyond the car terminus is Cas Catal, where there is a delightfully situated hotel.
The beautiful coast about Cas Catal had a herbage of its own.