Dardanelles

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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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The link comprises a double AC power transmission circuit of approximately 4 km with a rating of 1000 MW for each circuit between the substations of Lapseki (Asian side) and SE-tlE-ce (European side) across the Dardanelles strait.
The plan, according to the admiralty, was to force a passage through the Dardanelles Strait and link up with the Russians on the Black Sea.
Stand on the harbour in the dusty little town of Eceabat on the peninsula's west coast and you feel you can almost touch the city of Canakkale on the Asian side of Turkey, barely more than a mile away across the fast-flowing narrows of the Dardanelles Strait.
A fleet of some 40 ships of various sizes would shoot their way up the Dardanelles Strait and then take Constantinople and move on to the Black Sea to link up with the Russians.
FOG IN DARDANELLES: Dardanelles Strait was closed to transit sea transport as bidirectional due to the heavy fog effective across the Ecanakkale province of Turkey.
EcANAKKALE (CyHAN)- Dardanelles Strait was closed to transit sea transport as bidirectional due to the heavy fog effective across the Ecanakkale province of Turkey.
EcANAKKALE (CyHAN)- A warship belonging to French navy and another warship belonging to US nay have passed through Dardanelles Strait in the northwestern province of Ecanakkale and sailed into Marmara Sea separately.
On Monday, the ship, escorted by coast guard vessels, was pulled by trailers to pass Dardanelles Strait in the northwestern province of Ecanakkale.
US WARSHIP/DARDANELLES STRAIT: Following some Russian warships, Turkey granted US warship permission to sail into Black Sea after passing through Turkey controlled Dardanelles Strait in the western province of Ecanakkkale.
EcANAKKALE (CyHAN)- Following some Russian warships, Turkey granted US warship permission to sail into Black Sea after passing through Turkey controlled Dardanelles Strait in the western province of Ecanakkkale.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Two Russian warships sailed into the Aegean Sea after passing through Turkey's Dardanelles Strait on Thursday.
People who chose to use the Dardanelles Strait to get to the Marmara region in ferry boats from the Aegean and Mediterranean regions caused long queues near the ports, which also adversely affected intra-city traffic.
Ships were forced to anchor in the Marmara Sea, and the Dardanelles Strait was closed to passing traffic on Saturday.
When asked about whether Turkey would consider implementing stricter control over access to the Bosporus and Dardanelles Straits after the crisis with Russia, the Turkish foreign minister ruled out such an option and said Turkey would continue to implement the Montreux Convention with great care and transparency and in an objective manner.