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San Stefano

[sahn ste-fah-naw] /sɑn ˈstɛ fɑˌnɔ/
noun
1.
the former name of Yesilkoy, a town in Turkey, near Istanbul: treaty between Russia and Turkey 1878.
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  • Will it not be well to carry him to the steps of San Stefano?

    Romola George Eliot
  • Bulgaria yearned for the big Bulgaria as defined by the treaty of San Stefano.

  • The sub-Prior of San Stefano saw these things; and meditated upon certain possibilities in the future.

    Under False Pretences Adeline Sergeant
  • I am in Rome for a day or two, on my way to San Stefano, to see my father on business.

    The Law Inevitable Louis Couperus
  • I am afraid he will do nothing but enrich San Stefano with his inheritance.

    Under False Pretences Adeline Sergeant
  • For I should think it delightful if you would come and stay at San Stefano.

    The Law Inevitable Louis Couperus
  • She liked the silent coolness of the studio, the sense of being alone with him, after her three weeks at San Stefano.

    The Law Inevitable Louis Couperus
  • It was very little, after the treasures at San Stefano, but it was theirs and it was home.

    The Law Inevitable Louis Couperus
  • She turned her steps towards that bridge, intending to hasten to San Stefano in search of Baldassarre.

    Romola George Eliot
  • Where did she get this love for San Stefano, this love for its poor?

    The Inevitable Louis Couperus
British Dictionary definitions for San Stefano

San Stefano

/ˌsæn stɪˈfɑːnəʊ/
noun
1.
a village in NW Turkey, near Istanbul on the Sea of Marmara: scene of the signing (1878) of the treaty ending the Russo-Turkish War Turkish name Yeşilköy
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