Ankara[aŋ′kər ə, äŋ′-]
The city of Ankara, Turkey.
capital of Turkey, in the central part: pop. 2,235,000
Formerly An·cy·ra and An·go·ra
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.