Cilician Gates

  1. a mountain pass in SE Asia Minor, connecting Cappadocia and Cilicia.

  • Turkish Gü·lek Bo·ǧaz [gy-lekboh-ahz] /güˈlɛk boʊˈɑz/

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How to use Cilician Gates in a sentence

  • The famous pass called the 'Cilician Gates' was traversed by a high-road through the gorge into Cappadocia.

    Outspoken Essays | William Ralph Inge

British Dictionary definitions for Cilician Gates

Cilician Gates

pl n
  1. a pass in S Turkey, over the Taurus Mountains: Turkish name: Gülek Bogaz

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