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  1. Sea of, a sea in NW Turkey, between European and Asian Turkey, connected with the Black Sea by the Bosporus, and with the Aegean by the Dardanelles. 4300 sq. mi. (11,135 sq. km).
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Also Mar·mo·ra [mahr-mer-uh, mahr-mawr-uh, ‐mohr-uh] /ˈmɑr mər ə, mɑrˈmɔr ə, ‐ˈmoʊr ə/.
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  1. Sea of Marmara a deep inland sea in NW Turkey, linked with the Black Sea by the Bosporus and with the Aegean by the Dardanelles: separates Turkey in Europe from Turkey in Asia. Area: 11 471 sq km (4429 sq miles)Ancient name: Propontis
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