Stamboul

noun
the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Syn: ↑Istanbul, ↑Stambul, ↑Constantinople
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center
Part Holonyms: ↑Turkey, ↑Republic of Turkey
Part Meronyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Stamboul — est l ancien nom de la partie historique d Istanbul, à savoir la vieille ville. Il est difficile de connaître l’étymologie du terme[1]. La ville est située sur le détroit du Bosphore qui sépare l’Asie de l’Europe, et relie la mer Noire à la mer… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stamboul — or Stambul [stäm bo͞ol′] 1. former name for ISTANBUL 2. the old section of Istanbul * * * …   Universalium

  • Stamboul — A cheap woollen fabric which was made in large quantities in northern France for the Levant where it was used for cloaks by the natives. It was a heavy cloth as 104 lb. of wool were used for every standard piece of 551/2 yards …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Stamboul — or Stambul [stäm bo͞ol′] 1. former name for ISTANBUL 2. the old section of Istanbul …   English World dictionary

  • stamboul — (entrée créée par le supplément) (stan boul) s. m. Nom, dans le Levant, d un drap lourd. •   Le stamboul, destiné à faire des manteaux, n exige que 44 kilogrammes de laine pour 50 mètres de drap, J. LAVERRIÈRE Trad. de Mudge, cre des États Unis,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • stamboul — nv. => Istanbul …   Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • Stamboul Train —   1st edition cover …   Wikipedia

  • The Virgin of Stamboul — Infobox Film name = The Virgin of Stamboul image size = caption = director = Tod Browning producer = writer = Tod Browning William Parker H. H. Van Loan narrator = starring = Priscilla Dean Wheeler Oakman Wallace Beery music = cinematography =… …   Wikipedia

  • The Virgin of Stamboul — Le film The Virgin of Stamboul (La Vierge d Istanbul) est un film muet américain de Tod Browning, sorti en 1920, et le premier succès de son auteur, grand réalisateur américain, dont le film Freaks (1932) est reconnu comme un chef d œuvre du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Names of Istanbul — Stamboul redirects here. For the 1931 British film, see Stamboul (film). The city of Istanbul has been known through the ages under a large number of different names. The most notable names besides the modern Turkish name are Byzantium,… …   Wikipedia

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