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Madaline said that in Ankara she had gone to a place called Kukulu Park and watched swans gliding in the water.
Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  the capital of Turkey and the country’s second largest city after Istanbul
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  • Madaline said that in Ankara she had gone to a place called Kukulu Park and watched swans gliding in the water.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • One, from the Air attache in Ankara, reported Russian aerial reconnaissance over the Azerbaijan frontier.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • The secretary of state, he remembered, was still shuttling back and forth between Athens and Ankara trying to settle the latest Cyprus situation.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • …signed up with M & M Enterprises, Fine Fruits and Produce, Milo created a wholly owned subsidiary, M & M Fancy Pastry, and obtained more airplanes and more money from the mess funds for scones and crumpets from the British Isles, prune and cheese Danish from Copenhagen, eclairs, cream puffs, Napoleons and petits fours from Paris, Reims and Grenoble, Kugelhopf, pumpernickel and Pfefferkuchen from Berlin, Linzer and Dobos Torten from Vienna, Strudel from Hungary and baklava from Ankara.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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  • From Van we could catch a plane or bus to the capital city of Ankara and head straight for the U.S. Embassy.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • The identity of hit men he’d used in Ankara and Athens.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • An hour before dawn he reached Ankara.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • He’d come back from Ankara a few months before.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • That will be our code word for Ankara.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • When you reach Ankara, tell me you are in Esfahan.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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  • If we could only make it to the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, I knew we could arrange for new passports.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • In a few minutes he returned, and told me, through Mahtob’s translation, that the next plane for Ankara was in two days.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • We had to get to Ankara right away, before anyone questioned us.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Soon he was back at the car, grinning broadly, waving two bus tickets to Ankara.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • It would not arrive in Ankara until noon the following day.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • A twenty-hour bus trip to Ankara was all that remained between us and safety.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Please God, get us to Ankara safely, I prayed.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • It was two A.M. when we finally arrived at a large modern bus terminal in the midst of Ankara.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • It was Wednesday in Ankara, but still Tuesday in Michigan, when I first spoke to Mom.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Amahl shrieked with pleasure at the mention of our code name for Ankara.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • An official voice made an announcement, and I understood the word "Ankara," so Mahtob and I rose to follow other scrambling passengers into a modern cross-country bus, much like a Greyhound.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Mom took the phone again and I asked her to contact the case officer she had been working with at the State Department and have someone from Washington explain my situation to someone at the embassy in Ankara.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • One morning she told us about her travels—to Ankara, for instance, where she had strolled the banks of the Enguri Su and sipped green tea laced with raki, or the time she and Mr. Gianakos had gone to Kenya and ridden the backs of elephants among thorny acacias and even sat down to eat cornmeal mush and coconut rice with the local villagers.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Sheraton" I said, not knowing whether there was one in Ankara.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
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