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 (ä′də-nə, ə-dä′nə)
A city of southern Turkey on the Seyhan River near the Mediterranean Sea. Probably founded by the Hittites, it was colonized by the Romans in 66 bc.


(Placename) a city in S Turkey, capital of Adana province. Pop: 1 248 000 (2005 est). Also called: Seyhan


(ˈɑ dɑˌnɑ)

a city in S Turkey, on the Seyhan River. 1,047,300. Also called Seyhan.
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Noun1.Adana - a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan RiverAdana - a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River
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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The Sandiganbayan has affirmed the conviction of former Mayor Gemma Adana of Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay, over graft charges stemming from the unequal provision of financial aid to fish farmers in 2007.
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Chekhov's small dramatic works, staged at the Adana Metropolitan Municipality Theater.
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