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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.
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(Placename) a city in S Turkey, capital of Adana province. Pop: 1 248 000 (2005 est). Also called: Seyhan
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(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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(1) Department of Anesthesiology, Cukurova University School of Medicine, Adana, Turkey
The US Air Force's 39th Mission Support Group (MSP), which operates out of the Incirlik Air Base in Adana, Turkey, and the US Air Force's 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron Det-7 teams were among the forces monitored by the Turkish government.
(1) Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine, Adana, Turkey
(**) Healty Science University, Raidology, Adana, Turkey
(3) Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, Adana, Turkey
(1) Cukurova University, Medical Faculty, Department of Physiology, Division of Sports Physiology and (2) Department of Physical Education and Sports, Adana, Turkey
(1) Department of Cardiology, Health Sciences University, Adana State Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
A 13 year-old-girl from Adana, Turkey, shot herself dead after being influenced by the "Blue Whale" challenge - a social networking phenomenon that had been linked to several teenagers' death in different countries.
(**) Adana City Training and Research Hospital, Ophtalmology Clinic, Adana, Turkey
Teeple joined the Foreign Service in 1947 and served posts in New Delhi, India; Adana, Turkey; Tripoli, Libya; Monrovia, Liberia; and Cebu, Philippines.