1. A strait or narrow sea between two seas, or a lake and a sea.
    • 1867, The new American cyclopaedia (volume 5, page 53)
      It has, however, a narrow channel, the straits of Yenikale, which is also a bosporus, called the Cimmerian for distinction, across which, before the earliest historic ages, the Cimmerii, or Cimbri, are said to have been conducted by a heifer […]

Proper noun
  1. Alternative spelling of Bosphorus

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