Üsküdar

Üsküdar

[oos-kuh-dahr; Turkish ys-ky-dahr]
noun
a town in NW Turkey, on the Asian shore of the Bosporus: a suburb of Istanbul.
Formerly Scutari.
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Üsküdar (ˌuːskuːˈdɑː)
 
n
Former name: Scutari a town in NW Turkey, across the Bosporus from Istanbul: formerly a terminus of caravan routes from Syria and Asia; base of the British army in the Crimean War. Pop: 495 118 (2000)

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