Definition of Sea of Marmora

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 Marmara
Generic synonyms: Sea

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Of Marmora

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

Literary usage of Sea of Marmora

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"... in the Sea of Marmora, was severely wounded in a chance affray with some native shepherds ; he narrowly escaped with his life, ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1858)
"ALTERATION OF LIGHT AT SERAGLIO POINT, Sea of Marmora, CONSTANTINOPLE. Official information has been received at this office that the Director of Lights for ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY The Hydrography of the Sea of Marmora.—In continuation of the work of the Polo, in the eastern Mediterranean and the . ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The basin of the Euxine communicates with that of the Sea of Marmora by the Bosphorus, ... The channel which connects the Sea of Marmora with the . ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The Black Sea is connected with the Sea of Marmora through the Bosphorus, a channel about 20 miles long, and so narrow that Constantinople, at the southwest ..."

6. Speeches on Questions of Public Policy by John Bright (1879)
"You know that the fleet was ordered to the Sea of Marmora, and having got upon its way it received a telegram which required it to turn back. ..."

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