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Ankara

Line breaks: An¦kara
Pronunciation: /ˈaŋkərə
 
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Definition of Ankara in English:

The capital of Turkey since 1923; population 3,763,600 (est. 2007). Prominent in Roman times as Ancyra, it later declined in importance until chosen by Kemal Atatürk in 1923 as his seat of government. Former name (until 1930) Angora.

Words that rhyme with Ankara

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