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  • noun

Synonyms for Dardanelles

the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey

the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia

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Thick fog, which has been affecting the straits since the early morning hours of Friday has led the bidirectional closure of the Dardanelles to the transit sea transport in order to prevent possible wreck.
Students of Dardanelles Sailing Club (yEcDAE[currency]) welcomed Gursoy in Turkish waters with their sailboats.
Firstly, US ship named Donald Cook passed the Dardanelles Strait, also known as Ecanakkale Strait, at 08: 08 a.
4 billion link, with capacity of 35 million metric tons of oil a year, would bypass the Bosporus and Dardanelles straits, saving shipping costs.
The BTC system allows crude oil to bypass the crowded Bosporus and Dardanelles Straits and is the first pipeline able to export from the Caspian Sea which does not cross Russian soil.
Then embark and it is nine days voyage to the Dardanelles.
After an introduction there are four chapters devoted to the fighting in the Dardanelles (Gallipoli) after which the author turned his attention to the disaster at Kut and after that, to the fighting in Palestine.
His premature death came in 1915, at the age of 27, en route to the Dardanelles after he suffered a mosquito bite on the lip.
Scheduled Ecanakkale-Eceabat and Ecanakkale-Kilitbahir expeditions, known as Dardanelles line, are continuing its scheduled expeditions.
October 12, 1915: Pte Vernon Inns, 19, from Longroyd Bridge had been wounded in the Dardanelles and was in hospital in Malta where he wrote home to say: "I have got four samples of Turkish delight in my left leg but they don't taste delightful at all.
THE Dardanelles, the narrow strait between Europe and Asia, has always been a tactically vital stretch of water.
They are expected to pass through the Bosporus and Dardanelles Straits on December 26-27 and join the Black Sea Fleet task force comprising the missile cruiser Moskva and the frigate Smetlivy in the Aegean Sea on December 28 before heading to Tartus.
The project is intended to deliver an alternative route for Russia s and Kazakhstan s oil and to ease the traffic burden in the Bosporus and the Dardanelles.
It reads: "Joseph Edgar Heinrick, aged 23, son of Mr H Heinrick of 86 Branston Street, was killed in action at the Dardanelles on 10 August.
Moreover, the number of ships that went through the Dardanelles Strait in 2010 dropped 5.