Βόσπορος

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By ancient (Aeschylus) folk-etymology explained as from βοός (boos, cow) + πόρος (poros, passage), after Io's travel here after she was turned into a cow by Zeus.

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Βόσπορος (Bosporos) (genitive Βοσπόρου) m, second declension

  1. Bosporus

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