Stambul

[ stahm-bool ]
/ stɑmˈbul /

noun

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/.
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Stambul

Stamboul

/ (stæmˈbuːl) /

noun

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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