Aleppo


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A·lep·po

 (ə-lĕp′ō) also A·lep (ə-lĕp′)
A city of northwest Syria near the Turkish border. Inhabited perhaps as early as the sixth millennium bc, Aleppo was a key point on the caravan route across Syria to Baghdad and later a major center of Christianity in the Middle East.

Aleppo

(əˈlɛpəʊ)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in NW Syria: industrial and commercial centre; scene of heavy fighting in 2012 between the rebel Free Syrian Army and government forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Pop: 2 505 000 (2005 est). French name: Alep Arabic name: Haleb

A•lep•po

(əˈlɛp oʊ)

n.
a city in NW Syria. 1,878,701. French, A•lep (aˈlɛp)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aleppo - a city in northwestern SyriaAleppo - a city in northwestern Syria  
Syria, Syrian Arab Republic - an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization
Translations
حلب
アレッポ
References in classic literature ?
Now the attractions of Damascus so fascinated the worthy Ali, that he could hardly tear himself away, but at length he remembered that he had a home in Bagdad, meaning to return by way of Aleppo, and after he had crossed the Euphrates, to follow the course of the Tigris.
I was now alone in a most remote part of the world, for I was near three thousand leagues by sea farther off from England than I was at my island; only, it is true, I might travel here by land over the Great Mogul's country to Surat, might go from thence to Bassora by sea, up the Gulf of Persia, and take the way of the caravans, over the desert of Arabia, to Aleppo and Scanderoon; from thence by sea again to Italy, and so overland into France.
The Crusaders had brought back with them experiences of domestic luxuries, of Damascus carpets and rugs of Aleppo, which made them impatient of the hideous bareness and want of privacy which they found in their ancestral strongholds.
But go a little way from France -- go either to Aleppo or Cairo, or only to Naples or Rome, and you will see people passing by you in the streets -- people erect, smiling, and fresh-colored, of whom Asmodeus, if you were holding on by the skirt of his mantle, would say, `That man was poisoned three weeks ago; he will be a dead man in a month.'"
Konashenkov also said that 50 women and children left Aleppo using these humanitarian corridors Monday, escorted by the Russian military.
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party candidate in the 2016 US presidential race, was questioned about a major flash point of the Syrian civil war on Thursday and asked, "What is Aleppo?"
Syria: The Syrian army on Monday overran part of the rebel-held Salaheddin district of Aleppo, the country s most populous city, a security source in Damascus told AFP, in a claim denied by the rebels.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) began a heavy attack across southern Aleppo on Friday, targeting a number of sites belonging to Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham and their allies.
A large number of reinforcements from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) made their way to the western part of Aleppo this week amid reports of a new offensive at this front.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) is preparing for attacks on Aleppo city after its major defeats in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib.
Aleppo, SANA- Education Minister, Imad al-Azab said that SYP 500 million will be allocated to rehabilitate the schools damaged due to terrorism in Aleppo.
Summary: Aleppo [Syria], June 17 (ANI): At least 12 people were killed after terror groups attacked a village in the Syrian province of Aleppo, through mortar shelling.