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 (gä′zē-än-tĕp′) Formerly Ain·tab (īn-tăb′)
A city of southern Turkey north of Aleppo, Syria. An ancient Hittite center, it was strategically important during the Crusades. The surrounding area is known for its textiles and pistachio nuts.


(Placename) a city in S Turkey: base for Ibrahim Pasha's campaign against the Turks (1839) and centre of Turkish resistance to French forces (1921). Pop: 1 004 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1921): Aintab


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a city in S Turkey in Asia. 716,000. Formerly, Aintab.
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