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Üsküdar

[ oos-kuh-dahr; Turkish ys-ky-dahr ]
/ ˌʊs kəˈdɑr; Turkish ˌüs küˈdɑr /
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noun

a town in NW Turkey, on the Asian shore of the Bosporus: a suburb of Istanbul.

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Formerly Scutari.

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Üsküdar
/ (ˌuːskuːˈdɑː) /

noun

a town in NW Turkey, across the Bosporus from Istanbul: formerly a terminus of caravan routes from Syria and Asia; base of the British army in the Crimean War. Pop: 495 118 (2000)Former name: Scutari
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