Gallipoli Peninsula

penin., NW Turkey.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Gallipoli Peninsula — peninsula in S European Turkey, forming the NW shore of the Dardanelles: c. 55 mi (89 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Gallipoli Peninsula — peninsula in western Turkey which protrudes into the Aegean Sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gallipoli Peninsula — /geuh lip euh lee/ a peninsula in European Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Aegean Sea. 60 mi. (97 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gallipoli Peninsula — Gal•lip′o•li Penin′sula [[t]gəˈlɪp ə li[/t]] n. geg a peninsula in European Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Aegean Sea. 60 mi. (97 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Gallipoli Peninsula — /geuh lip euh lee/ a peninsula in European Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Aegean Sea. 60 mi. (97 km) long …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of war cemeteries and memorials on the Gallipoli Peninsula — This is a list of all cemeteries and memorials erected following the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915 during World War I. There is one French cemetery, 31 Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries containing mainly dead from Britain, Australia,… …   Wikipedia

  • Gallipoli — peninsula ( tr. Gelibolu Yarımadası) is located in Turkish Thrace, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles straits to the east. Gallipoli derives its name from the Greek Kallipolis ( Καλλίπολις ), meaning… …   Wikipedia

  • GALLIPOLI — GALLIPOLI, port in European Turkey, on the S. coast of the Gallipoli peninsula. Benjamin of Tudela, the 12th century traveler, found 200 Jews in Gallipoli; they are also mentioned during the reign of Michael VIII Palaeologus in 1261. In the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gallipoli Campaign — See also: Timeline of the Battle of Gallipoli Gallipoli Campaign Part of the Middle Eastern Theatre (First World War) …   Wikipedia

  • Gallipoli — /gəˈlɪpəli/ (say guh lipuhlee) noun 1. a peninsula in western Turkey separating the Aegean Sea and the Dardanelles; site of the costly but unsuccessful campaign by the Allies in World War I; the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces at… …   Australian English dictionary

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