Istanbul

geographical name
Is·tan·bul | \ˌi-stən-ˈbül, -ˌstan-, -ˌstän-, -ˈbu̇l, ˈi-stən-ˌbül, -ˌbu̇l, or with m for n\
variants: or formerly Constantinople \ˌkän-ˌstan-tə-ˈnō-pəl \ or ancient Byzantium \bə-ˈzan-tē-əm, -ˈzan-sh(ē-)əm \

Definition of Istanbul 

city in northwestern Turkey partly in Europe and partly in Asia on the Bosporus and the Sea of Marmara; capital of Turkey before its independence in 1923 and earlier capital of the Ottoman Empire population 12,500,000

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