Sinope

Sinope, a seaport of Turkey in Asia, situated on a narrow isthmus connecting with the mainland the rocky headland of Cape Sinope which projects into the Black Sea, 350 m. NE. of Constantinople; possesses two fine harbours, naval arsenal, Byzantine ruins, etc.; an ancient Greek town, the birthplace of Diogenes, and capital of Mithridates; it was captured by the Turks in 1461, who themselves in 1853 suffered a disastrous naval defeat in the Bay of Sinope at the hands of the Russians.

Population (circa 1900) given as 8,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Sinon * Sion
Simson, Robert
Sinai, Mount
Sincerity
Sinclair
Sinclair, Sir John
Sind, Sindh
Sindia
Singapore
Sinology
Sinon
Sinope
Sion
Siout
Sioux
Sirdar
Siren
Sirens
Sirius
Sirkar
Sirocco
Sismondi, Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de

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