The Nuttall Encyclopedia
1, a fortified seaport town in Southern Italy, 59 m. S. of Brindisi; stands on a rocky islet in the Gulf of Taranto, close to the mainland, with which it is connected by a bridge of 12 arches; a fine cathedral and huge tanks hewn out of the solid rock for the storage of olive-oil are objects of interest. 2, A seaport of Turkey in Europe, stands on a peninsula of the same name at the western end of the Sea of Marmora, at the mouth of the Dardanelles, 90 m. S. of Adrianople; it was the first city captured by the Turks in Europe, and is now the naval arsenal of Turkey and head-quarters of the Turkish navy.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Gallipoli'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/g/gallipoli.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.