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 (ä′də-nə, ə-dä′nə)
A city of southern Turkey on the Seyhan River near the Mediterranean Sea. Probably founded by the Hittites, it was colonized by the Romans in 66 bc.


(Placename) a city in S Turkey, capital of Adana province. Pop: 1 248 000 (2005 est). Also called: Seyhan


(ˈɑ dɑˌnɑ)

a city in S Turkey, on the Seyhan River. 1,047,300. Also called Seyhan.
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Noun1.Adana - a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan RiverAdana - a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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