Cilician Gates
geographical name mountain pass S Turkey in Taurus Mountains

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  • Cilician Gates — pass in the Taurus Mts., S Turkey …   English World dictionary

  • Cilician Gates — Barbaron redirects here. For the Armenian noble, see Constantine of Baberon. Cilician Gates Gülek Boğazı Gülek Pass in Turkey …   Wikipedia

  • Cilician Gates —    Narrow defile through the Taurus (q.v.) range that was the chief passage from the plain of Cilicia into Asia Minor (qq.v.). A beacon system (q.v.) at the west end signaled the appearance of Arab (q.v.) raiders. Cities situated near the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Cilician Gates — Cili′cian Gates′ n. pl. geg a mountain pass in SE Asia Minor connecting Cappadocia and Cilicia …   From formal English to slang

  • Cilician Gates — a mountain pass in SE Asia Minor, connecting Cappadocia and Cilicia. Turkish, Gülek Bogaz. * * * …   Universalium

  • CILICIAN GATES —    the pass across Mount Taurus by which Alexander the Great entered Cilicia …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Cilician Gates — /saɪˈlɪʃən/ (say suy lishuhn) plural noun a narrow mountain pass in south eastern Turkey; a historical route leading from Cappadocia into Cilicia. Turkish, Gülek Bogaz …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cilician Gates — a mountain pass in SE Asia Minor, connecting Cappadocia and Cilicia. Turkish, Gülek Bogaz …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cicilian Gates — The Cicilian Gates has been called a Corridor of History [Jenkins, Ferrell Biblical Sites in Turkey [http://bibleworld.com/turkey/eturk1.html] ] . North West of Adana, the Cilician Gates is one of the three passes through the snow covered Taurus… …   Wikipedia

  • Киликийские Ворота — (Cilician Gates)Cilician Gates, горный перевал к С. от г.Адана в горах Тавр, Киликия, юж. Турция. В течение столетий перевал был естественным путем, связывавшим Анатолию со Средиземноморским побережьем …   Страны мира. Словарь

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