Example sentences for: istanbul

How can you use “istanbul” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The 45-second temblor struck at 3 a.m. Tuesday in the populous region surrounding Istanbul.

  • All three papers report that the Turkish quake registered a 7.2 on the standard measuring scale (the August 17 one was a 7.4) and was closely centered in the Bolu province, halfway between Istanbul and Ankara (the August 17 one hit Bolu, but its impact spanned a much wider area).

  • Most reports noted that although strict building codes have been in effect in Istanbul since the 1940s, the regulations are often ignored.

  • Writing on the eve of a speech on terrorism by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak at the Istanbul summit, commentator Aluf Benn called this an Israeli "diplomatic achievement."

  • But in modern Istanbul, the scarf completely depersonalizes the shapely legs and curving torso displayed in contemporary clothes below it.


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