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strait, Turkey: see BosporusBosporus
or Bosphorus
[Gr.,=ox ford, in reference to the story of Io], Turk. Boğaziçi, strait, c.20 mi (30 km) long and c.2,100 ft (640 m) wide at its narrowest, separating European from Asian Turkey and joining the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara.
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, Bosphorus
the. a strait between European and Asian Turkey, linking the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara
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The grand restaurant has waterfront views and serves up Mediterranean and Turkish dishes, and the hotel has its own boat shuttle to whizz you back and forth to the bustle of the European side across the mighty Bosphorus.
NTV said search and rescue operations were continuing in the area, near the Black Sea end of the Bosphorus.
Seven people were rescued and nine more were missing from the stricken boat, which had set off earlier from Istanbul and had travelled through the Bosphorus Strait on its way to Romania.
The Ambassador presented an invitation to the Minister of Oil and Minerals to attend the Global Conference on the Bosphorus as a keynote speaker about energy in this conference, which will take place in December 2014.
In solo competitions, Iranian male and female athletes bagged one gold, one silver and three bronze medals in the Bosphorus Open Karate Tournament.
1 million sq ft -- bringing together a performing arts centre, residences, retail and hospitality, with views of River Bosphorus.
Still, it's clean, relatively comfortable and breakfast is in a room which offers a view across the Bosphorus.
Turkey's Makyol and Japan's IHI won the contract to repair and structurally maintain the two bridges over the Bosphorus by offering the lowest bid, 246.
Great luxury hotels in Istanbul: Kempinski Hotel Bosphorus Another stunning hotel a couple of doors down from the Four Seasons.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said shipping crude via the narrow Bosphorus channel is up to 40% cheaper.