Definitions for bosporusˈbɒs pər əs; -fər-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bos•po•rusˈbɒs pər əs; -fər-(n.)

also Bos•pho•rus

  1. a strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. 18 mi. (29 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)


Bos•po•ran•ic Bos•po•ri•an

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bosporus(noun)

    a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping route

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bosporus(noun)

    a strait or narrow sea between two seas, or a lake and a seas; as, the Bosporus (formerly the Thracian Bosporus) or Strait of Constantinople, between the Black Sea and Sea of Marmora; the Cimmerian Bosporus, between the Black Sea and Sea of Azof


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