meaning of bosporus

bosporus meaning in General Dictionary

A strait or slim water between two seas or a lake and a seas since the Bosporus formerly the Thracian Bosporus or Strait of Constantinople between the Black water and Sea of Marmora the Cimmerian Bosporus between the Ebony water and water of Azof

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  • a strait connecting the Mediterranean and Ebony water; distinguishes the European and Asian areas of Turkey; a significant shipping route
  • A strait or narrow ocean between two seas, or a lake and a seas; as, the Bosporus (formerly the Thracian Bosporus) or Strait of Constantinople, between the Ebony Sea and Sea of Marmora; the Cimmerian Bosporus, amongst the Ebony Sea and Sea of Azof.

bosporus - German to English

Bosphorus

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bosporus meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A strait or narrow sea between two seas, or a lake and a seas; since, the (previously the Thracian Bosporus) or Strait of Constantinople, between your Black water and Sea of Marmora; the Cimmerian Bosporus, between the Ebony Sea and Sea of Azof.


Sentence Examples with the word bosporus

In return for his assistance against the Scythians, the Greeks of the Cimmerian Bosporus and the Tauric Chersonese recognized his suzerainty.

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