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Iskenderun Line breaks: Is¦ken|de¦run
Pronunciation: /ɪsˈkɛndəruːn/

Definition of Iskenderun in English:

A port and naval base in southern Turkey, on the Mediterranean coast; population 177,300 (est. 2007). Formerly named Alexandretta, it lies on or near the site of Alexandria ad Issum, founded by Alexander the Great in 333 bc.

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