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An·ta·kya(än-täk′yä) also An·ti·och (ăn′tē-ŏk′)
A city of southern Turkey on the Orontes River near the Mediterranean Sea. Founded c. 300 bc by Seleucus I, it was an important military and commercial center in the Roman era and an early center of Christianity.
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(Placename) the Turkish name for Antioch
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1. Arabic, Antakiya. Turkish, Antakya. a city in S Turkey: capital of the ancient kingdom of Syria 300–64 B.C. 137,200.
2. a city in W California. 55,980.
An•ti•o•chi•an (ˌæn tiˈoʊ ki ən) n., adj.
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|Noun||1.||Antakya - a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity|
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