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An aromatic Turkish tobacco.
[Short for Latakia (tobacco), after Latakia, Syrian seaport.]
(Placename) the chief port of Syria, in the northwest: tobacco industry. Pop: 486 000 (2005 est). Latin name: Laodicea ad Mare
Lat•a•ki•a(ˌlæt əˈki ə)
1. Ancient, Laodicea. a seaport in NW Syria, on the Mediterranean. 196,791.
2. a coastal district in Syria, in the W part. 554,384.
3. a variety of Turkish tobacco.
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|Noun||1.||latakia - aromatic Turkish tobacco|
Turkish tobacco - a dark aromatic tobacco of eastern Europe that is used in cigarettes
|2.||Latakia - a seaport on the western coast of Syria|