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ˈbɜr səbur·sa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bursa, Brusanoun

    a city in northwestern Turkey

  2. bursanoun

    a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints


  1. bursanoun

    Any of the many small fluid-filled sacs located at the point where a muscle or tendon slides across bone. These sacs serve to reduce friction between the two moving surfaces.

    Etymology: From the bursa; compare purse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bursanoun

    any sac or saclike cavity; especially, one of the synovial sacs, or small spaces, often lined with synovial membrane, interposed between tendons and bony prominences


  1. Bursa

    Bursa is a city in northwestern Turkey it lies in Western Asia. It is the fourth most populous city in Turkey and one of the most industrialized metropolitan centers in the country. Bursa was the capital of the Ottoman State between 1326 and 1365. The city was referred to as "Hüdavendigar" during the Ottoman period, while a more recent nickname is "Yeşil Bursa" in reference to the parks and gardens located across its urban fabric, as well as to the vast and richly varied forests of the surrounding region. The ski resort of Mount Uludağ towers over it. Bursa has rather orderly urban growth and borders a fertile plain. The mausoleums of the early Ottoman sultans are located in Bursa and the city's main landmarks include numerous edifices built throughout the Ottoman period. Bursa also has thermal baths and several museums, including a museum of archaeology. The shadow play characters Karagöz and Hacivat are based on historic personalities who lived and died in Bursa. Bursa is also home to some of the most famous Turkish dishes such as İskender kebap, specially candied marron glacés, peaches and lokum. Bursa houses the Uludağ University, and its population can claim one of the highest overall levels of education in Turkey. The historic towns of İznik, Mudanya and Zeytinbağı are all situated in the Province of Bursa.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bursa

    bur′sa, n. a pouch or sac, esp. a synovial cavity formed where tendons pass over the harder parts of the body:—pl. Bur′sæ (-sē).—adj. Bur′sal.—ns. Bursā′lis, a muscle moving the nictitating membrane, as in birds; Bursal′ogy, knowledge about the bursæ. [See Bursar.]


  1. Bursa

    a pouch or sac: a wing pouch in male caddice flies and in connection with a stalked hair pencil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bursa in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bursa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bursa in a Sentence

  1. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    The state of emergency only affects terrorists. Now it's preventing labor strikes, such as the Bursa strike, which we stopped right away. It's a struggle against terrorism, when our business people say the state of emergency should be lifted, it upsets us... We will continue extending it for the peace of our country, yes we will, for the 10th time if necessary.

  2. Ford Otosan:

    As it was not possible to supply parts from intermediate product makers in Bursa, the preplanned extra working shift has been cancelled.

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