Marmara [mahr-mer-uh] EXAMPLES| noun Sea of, a sea in NW Turkey, between European and Asian Turkey, connected with the Black Sea by the Bosporus, and with the Aegean by the Dardanelles. 4300 sq. mi. (11,135 sq. km).

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  • Also Mar·mo·ra [mahr-mer-uh, mahr-mawr-uh, ‐mohr-uh] /ˈmɑr mər ə, mɑrˈmɔr ə, ‐ˈmoʊr ə/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for marmara Contemporary Examples of marmara

  • Turkey is still demanding an Israeli apology for the nine Turks killed on the Mavi Marmara.

    Israel’s New Crisis at Sea

    Thanassis Cambanis

    June 21, 2010

  • Israel is on the defensive about the siege of Gaza and its commando raid on the Mavi Marmara.

    Israel’s New Crisis at Sea

    Thanassis Cambanis

    June 21, 2010

  • Historical Examples of marmara

  • The boy she was going to marry, the boy she loved, had fled with her to the Marmara waterfront.

    The Saracen: Land of the Infidel

    Robert Shea

  • And the following day was spent “resting in the centre of the Sea of Marmara.”

    Sea Warfare

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Between these last-named points and into the Sea of Marmara the communication and trade were mostly carried on by means of boats.

    The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I

    Herbert Brayley Collett

  • It would make the Sea of Marmara and the ridges of the Caucasus, paths to illimitable empire and uncompromising despotism.

    Humanity in the City

    E. H. Chapin

  • The northern side of the city is bounded by the harbor; and the southern is washed by the Propontis, or Sea of Marmara.

    The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Edward Gibbon

  • British Dictionary definitions for marmara Marmara Marmora noun Sea of Marmara a deep inland sea in NW Turkey, linked with the Black Sea by the Bosporus and with the Aegean by the Dardanelles: separates Turkey in Europe from Turkey in Asia. Area: 11 471 sq km (4429 sq miles)Ancient name: Propontis Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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