geographical name Is·tan·bul \ˌis-tən-ˈbül, -ˌtan-, -ˌtän-, -ˈbl, ˈis-tən-ˌ, or with m for n\

Definition of ISTANBUL

city NW Turkey on the Bosporus & Sea of Marmara; of preindependence Turkey & earlier of Ottoman Empire pop 6,620,241

Variants of ISTANBUL

Is·tan·bul or formerly Con·stan·ti·no·ple \ˌkän-ˌstan-tə-ˈnō-pəl\ or ancient By·zan·ti·um \bə-ˈzan-tē-əm, -ˈzan-sh(ē-)əm\
ISTANBUL Defined for Kids


geographical name Is·tan·bul \ˌi-stən-ˈbül, -ˌtän-, -ˌtan-\

Definition of ISTANBUL for Kids

city NW Turkey


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