Definition of Bosporus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbäsp(ə)rəs/
(also Bosphorus /ˈbäsf(ə)rəs/)
A strait that connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and separates Europe from the Anatolian peninsula of western Asia. Istanbul is located at its south end.

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Syllabification: Bos·po·rus

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