Definition of St Sophia in English:

St Sophia

proper noun

  • The key monument of Byzantine architecture, originally a church, at Istanbul. Built by order of Justinian and inaugurated in 537, it was converted into a mosque after the Turkish invasion of 1453. In 1935 Atatürk declared it a museum.

Pronunciation:

St Sophia

/-ˈfʌɪə//səˈfiːə/