Beyoǧlu

[ bey-uh-loo; Turkish bey-oh-loo ]
/ ˈbeɪ əˌlu; Turkish ˌbeɪ oʊˈlu /

noun

a modern section of Istanbul, Turkey, N of the Golden Horn: commercial and residential area.
Formerly Pe·ra [pe-rah] /ˈpɛ rɑ/.
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Pera

/ (ˈpɪərə) /

noun

the former name of Beyoğlu
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