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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Its shared border with Syria near Antakiya was the only entrance for foreign opposition fighters in Syria, as well as weapons and armour.
The Campaign has worked on the distribution of approximately 30,500 school bags to Syrian refugees in Turkish camps including the provinces of Antakiya, Ankara, Konya , in addition to the distribution of approximately 50,000 bags inside Syria.
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).