An·ka·ra (ăngkər-ə, äng-) Formerly An·cy·ra (ăn-sīrə) or and An·go·ra (ăng-gôrə, ănggər-ə)
The capital of Turkey, in the west-central part of the country. An important commercial center from ancient times until the late 19th century, the city declined until it replaced Istanbul as the capital in 1923.
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