Definition of Sea of Marmara

1. Noun. An inland sea in northwestern Turkey; linked to the Black Sea by the Bosporus and linked to the Aegean by the Dardanelles.

Exact synonyms: Marmara, Marmara Denizi, Marmora, Sea Of Marmora
Generic synonyms: Sea

Definition of Sea of Marmara

1. Proper noun. A deep inland sea in north-western Turkey connecting the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea via the straits of Bosphorus and Dardanelles. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Of Marmara

Scythian lamb
Sea of Azof
Sea of Azoff
Sea of Azov
Sea of Cortes
Sea of Galilee
Sea of Japan
Sea of Marmara (current term)
Sea of Marmora
Sea of Okhotsk
Sealyham terrier
Sean O'Casey
Seanad Eireann

Literary usage of Sea of Marmara

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Question of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles by Coleman Phillipson (1917)
"The Grand Duke Nicholas, however, informed the Porte that as the rule of the Straits was violated by the admission of English cruisers to the Sea of Marmara ..."

2. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch, Vethake, Henry (1852)
"The strong current that lets through the Bosphorus into the Sea of Marmara strikes against Seraglio Point—(seo Plan) ; a part of the water, ..."

3. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1882)
"The Black Sea has a maximum depth of over 1000 fathoms, but the narrow strait which joins it to the Sea of Marmara is shallower than many a European river. ..."

4. Diplomatic Reminiscences Before and During the World War, 1911-1917 by Anatolīĭ Vasilʹevich Nekli︠u︡dov (1920)
"hurriedly armed, guns were brought in, the garrison made up to strength, and on both sides of the fortified line, in the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara, ..."

5. Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, During the Middle of the Fourth by Jean Jacques Barthélemy, Jean Denis Barbié du Bocage (1825)
"The Gulf of Cius, at present Moudania, is taken from the chart of the Sea of Marmara, by Bellin, in which part it appears to be accurate ; and I have ..."

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