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Gallipoli

[guh-lip-uh-lee] /gəˈlɪp ə li/
noun
1.
a peninsula in NW European Turkey, extending between the Aegean Sea and the Dardanelles. 50 miles (80 km) long.
2.
a port in NW Turkey.
Also called Gallipoli Peninsula.
Turkish Gelibolu.
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Gallipoli

/ɡəˈlɪpəlɪ/
noun
1.
a peninsula in NW Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of Saros: scene of a costly but unsuccessful Allied campaign in 1915
2.
a port in NW Turkey, at the entrance to the Sea of Marmara: historically important for its strategic position. Pop: 22 000 (latest est)
Turkish name Gelibolu
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