Antakiya


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Antakiya

(ˌæntɑːˈkiːjə)
n
(Placename) the Arabic name for Antioch

An•ti•och

(ˈæn tiˌɒk)

n.
1. Arabic, Antakiya. Turkish, Antakya. a city in S Turkey: capital of the ancient kingdom of Syria 300–64 B.C. 137,200.
2. a city in W California. 55,980.
An•ti•o•chi•an (ˌæn tiˈoʊ ki ən) n., adj.
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Noun1.Antakiya - a town in southern TurkeyAntakiya - a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
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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He singles out certain entries in Zabidi's lexicon for further elaboration (Arabia, Antakiya, Egypt, Constantinople, Isfahan, India, Maghrib and Andalus, and Sahara and Subsaharan Africa).