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Gallipoli

Gallipoli (gəlĭpˈəlē) [key] or Gelibolu gĕlēˈbōlōˌ, city (1990 pop. 18,670), W Turkey, a port at the east end of the Dardanelles, near the neck of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It has long been a strategic point in the defense of İstanbul (Constantinople) and has numerous historic remains. It was captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1354.

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