Aegean vs Bosphorus - What's the difference?

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aegean

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic) * Aegaean

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or relating to the Aegean Sea or the regions bordering it.
  • Of or relating to the Bronze Age civilization in that region.
  • Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The Aegean Sea.
  • bosphorus

    English

    (Bosporus)

    Alternative forms

    * Bosporus

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (geography) The narrow waterway beside Istanbul connecting the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, the northern end of the Turkish Straits connecting the Black Sea with the Aegean and Mediterranean.
  • Synonyms

    * Constantinople Strait * Istanbul Strait

    Hypernyms

    * Turkish Strait(s)