Turkey

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militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia 3rd October Organization , Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia , ASALA , Orly Group
terrorist group that has worked with Al Qaeda; claimed responsibility for attacks in Iraq and Turkey Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades
major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey ACE , Allied Command Europe
port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya Adalia , Antalya
city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River Adana , Seyhan
city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian Adrianople , Adrianopolis , Edirne
arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia Aegean , Aegean Sea
river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC) Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey) Aga , Agha
wild turkey of Central America and northern South America Agriocharis ocellata , ocellated turkey
genus of birds of the family Meleagrididae including the ocellated turkey Agriocharis , genus Agriocharis
small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes American turkey oak , Quercus laevis , turkey oak
peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey Anatolia , Asia Minor
capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats Angora , Ankara , capital of Turkey , Turkish capital
smallest moa; slender moa about the size of a large turkey anomalopteryx , Anomalopteryx oweni
town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity Antakiya , Antakya , Antioch
river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea; ancient name was Araxes Aras , Araxes
20 aspers equal 1 kuru in Turkey asper
Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938) Ataturk , Kemal Ataturk , Kemal Pasha , Mustafa Kemal
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