Example sentences for: istanbul

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

  • Istanbul owes its long-held historical significance to a stra­tegic location at the mouth of the Bosphorus.

  • The main attractions for the visitor are concentrated in the historic heart of old Istanbul.

  • Just as the Bosphorus separates Asia from Europe, so the inlet called the Golden Horn separates the old Istanbul from the new.

  • Russian President Boris Yeltsin flew to Istanbul Wednesday to meet with Bill Clinton at the European security summit with strong backing from his country's press for the war in Chechnya.

  • Meanwhile an Ottoman force had been dispatched from Istanbul to counter the French.

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