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[mahr-mer-uh] /ˈmɑr mər ə/
Sea of, a sea in NW Turkey, between European and Asian Turkey, connected with the Black Sea by the Bosporus, and with the Aegean by the Dardanelles. 4300 sq. mi. (11,135 sq. km).
Also, Marmora
[mahr-mer-uh, mahr-mawr-uh, ‐mohr-uh] /ˈmɑr mər ə, mɑrˈmɔr ə, ‐ˈmoʊr ə/ (Show IPA)
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Sea of Marmara, a deep inland sea in NW Turkey, linked with the Black Sea by the Bosporus and with the Aegean by the Dardanelles: separates Turkey in Europe from Turkey in Asia. Area: 11 471 sq km (4429 sq miles) Ancient name Propontis
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