- 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).
Also Mar·mo·ra [mahr-mer-uh, mahr-mawr-uh, ‐mohr-uh] /ˈmɑr mər ə, mɑrˈmɔr ə, ‐ˈmoʊr ə/.
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Turkey is still demanding an Israeli apology for the nine Turks killed on the Mavi Marmara.
Israel is on the defensive about the siege of Gaza and its commando raid on the Mavi Marmara.
The boy she was going to marry, the boy she loved, had fled with her to the Marmara waterfront.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel
And the following day was spent "resting in the centre of the Sea of Marmara."Sea Warfare
Between these last-named points and into the Sea of Marmara the communication and trade were mostly carried on by means of boats.The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I
Herbert Brayley Collett
It would make the Sea of Marmara and the ridges of the Caucasus, paths to illimitable empire and uncompromising despotism.Humanity in the City
E. H. Chapin
The northern side of the city is bounded by the harbor; and the southern is washed by the Propontis, or Sea of Marmara.
- 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