Antioch


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An·ti·och

 (ăn′tē-ŏk′)
1. An ancient town of Phrygia north of present-day Antalya, Turkey. It was a center of Hellenistic influence and was visited by Saint Paul in biblical times.
2. See Antakya.

Antioch

(ˈæntɪˌɒk)
n
(Placename) a city in S Turkey, on the Orantes River: ancient commercial centre and capital of Syria (300–64 bc); early centre of Christianity. Pop: 155 000 (2005 est). Turkish name: Antakya

An•ti•och

(ˈæn tiˌɒk)

n.
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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Noun1.Antioch - a town in southern TurkeyAntioch - a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
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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Antioch

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Let us suppose, gentle reader, that it is now the year of the world three thousand eight hundred and thirty, and let us, for a few minutes, imagine ourselves at that most grotesque habitation of man, the remarkable city of Antioch.
In the nineteenth century Antioch is -- that is to say, Antioch will be -- in a lamentable state of decay.
The seafaring folk of Antioch had seen us breaking out topsail and staysail, a most reckless performance in such weather, and had hurried to the wharf-ends in little groups to find out what was the matter.
It all happened in a flash, for the next minute Antioch was behind and we were heeling it up the San Joaquin toward Merryweather, six miles away.
Hours afterward, in the fires of sunset, where the Sacramento and the San Joaquin tumble their muddy floods together, I took the New York Cut-Off, skimmed across the smooth land-locked water past Black Diamond, on into the San Joaquin, and on to Antioch, where, somewhat sobered and magnificently hungry, I laid alongside a big potato sloop that had a familiar rig.
All these the Parthian (now some ages past By great Arsaces led, who founded first That empire) under his dominion holds, From the luxurious kings of Antioch won.
You can get off the train at Black Diamond or Antioch and travel around among the big farming islands on the steamers and launches.
The Antioch Parks and Recreation Department will host its 26th annual Eggcellent Easter Adventure on Saturday, March 31, at 10:30 a.
Damascus, SANA- Minister of Religious Endowments (Awqaf), Mohammad Abdull-Sattar al-Sayyed, accompanied by a delegation embracing Islamic scholars visited Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East extending congratulations to Patriarch John X Yazigi on occasion of Christmas.
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