Istambul

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Galician[edit]

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Istambul

  1. Istanbul (the largest city in Turkey)
    Synonyms: Bizancio (historical), Constantinopla (historical)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish استانبول(İstanbul) (Turkish İstanbul) from Byzantine Greek εἰς τὴν Πόλιν (eis tḕn Pólin, to the City), which is how Constantinople was referred to by the local Greeks.

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Istambul f

  1. Istanbul (the largest city in Turkey)
    Synonyms: Bizâncio (historical), Constantinopla (historical)