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 (än-täk′yä) also An·ti·och (ăn′tē-ŏk′)
A city of southern Turkey on the Orontes River near the Mediterranean Sea. Founded c. 300 bc by Seleucus I, it was an important military and commercial center in the Roman era and an early center of Christianity.


(Placename) the Turkish name for Antioch


(ˈæn tiˌɒk)

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Antakya - a town in southern TurkeyAntakya - 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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Antakya, SANA -- Locals of the Iskenderun in Antakya demonstrated against Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan for his continued support for terrorists in Syria, clocked under the pretext of supporting the so-called "moderate opposition".
Originating in Turkey, the fruity dressing has summer bottled and offers British palettes the chance to enjoy the delectable flavours of sun kissed pomegranates, handpicked from the Antakya regio.
Peter Theo Curtis, who appeared in a video on June 30 reading a prepared script saying that he was a journalist from Boston, was initially abducted in Antakya, Turkey.
HM King receives Antakya and the Orient's Patriarch who affirms: Bahrain an example of mutual co-existence between religions.
Thousands of people celebrated overnight in the old city center of Antakya, the ancient Antioch, and administrative capital of Hatay, honking car horns and waving the red flags of the secularist opposition CHP as news of its victory emerged.
One of the men in the video, Mohammed Al-Aboud, the FSA commander for Syria's eastern front, confirmed by phone that he opposed the decision and said unit commanders were meeting with Idriss in Antakya, Turkey to discuss "the next steps.
Emails were circulated to NGOs and opposition aid groups working close to the southern Turkish border with Syria urging staff to avoid the cities of Reyhanli and Antakya after authorities issued an alert warning of possible suicide attacks.