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Noun: Dardanelles
  1. The strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey
    - Canakkale Bogazi, Hellespont
     
  2. The unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks
    - Dardanelles campaign

Type of: campaign, military campaign, sound, strait

Part of: First World War, Great War, Republic of Turkey, Turkey, War to End War, World War 1, World War I

Encyclopedia: Dardanelles