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Marmara, Sea of Line breaks: Sea of Mar|mara
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːmərə/

Definition of Marmara, Sea of in English:

A small sea in NW Turkey. Connected by the Bosporus to the Black Sea and by the Dardanelles to the Aegean, it separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey. In ancient times it was known as the Propontis.

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