Golden Horn

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Golden Horn:

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Golden Horn

 

(Turkish name, Halic), a bay by the European shores of the southern entrance to the Bosporus Straits. Length, 12.2 km; width, 91–122 km; depth, 47 m. The city and port of Istanbul is situated on both shores of the bay. [9–-1690–1]

Golden Horn

an inlet of the Bosporus in NW Turkey, forming the harbour of Istanbul