Examples from the Web for istanbul
ISTANBUL, Turkey — The lifeblood of the death-dealing Islamic State is diesel fuel.Is NATO Ally Turkey Tacitly Fueling the ISIS War Machine?|Thomas Seibert|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Steven Sotloff checked into Room 303 at the Hotel Istanbul on August 1, 2013.
He traveled to Turkey, and someone told his family that he had been seen in a Burger King in Istanbul.American Jihadis Douglas McCain and Troy Kastigar: From Losers to Martyrs|Michael Daly|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Residents of an upscale Istanbul neighborhood flocked to their windows this month to watch a neighbor brutally beat his wife.
Last year, as I began to conceive a novel, set in shadowy Istanbul, about the sale of a gray market antiquity worth millions.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research|Ridley Pearson|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most traveled and most famous is that from Belgrade to Istanbul.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for istanbul
Word Origin and History for istanbul
Turkish name of Constantinople, a corruption of Greek phrase eis tan (ten) polin "into the city," which is how the local Greek population referred to it. Picked up in Turkish 16c., though Turkish folk etymology traces the name to Islam bol "plenty of Islam." Greek polis "city" has been adopted into Turkish as a place-name suffix as -bolu.