Bosporus

geographical name

Bos·​po·​rus ˈbä-sp(ə-)rəs How to pronounce Bosporus (audio)
variants or Bosphorus
strait about 18 miles (29 kilometers) long between Turkey in Europe and Turkey in Asia connecting the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea
Bosporan adjective

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“Bosporus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bosporus. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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