[ stahm-bool ]
/ stɑmˈbul /
the oldest part and principal Turkish residential section of Istanbul, south of the Golden Horn.
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Also Stam·boul [stahm-bool; French stahn-bool]. /stɑmˈbul; French stɑ̃ˈbul/.
Words nearby Stambul
, stamen blight
, Stamford Bridge
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How to use Stambul in a sentence
A delightful book which we cordially recommend to travellers visiting the Stambul.
Make an end of thy pilgrimage, return home to Stambul, and follow thy trade.
A dazzling festival was being celebrated in the streets of Stambul, and the whole city shone in the illumination thereof.
The cobblers and petty hucksters of Stambul are not worth a volley, and, besides, I would not hurt the poor things if possible.
British Dictionary definitions for Stambul
the old part of Istanbul, Turkey, south of the Golden Horn: the site of ancient Byzantium; sometimes used as a name for the whole city
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