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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.


(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


(ˈæn tiˌɒk)

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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Saint Maroun, born in the middle of the 4th century, was a priest who later became a hermit, retiring to a mountain near Antioch, Turkey.
And it's a highlight of the book to read about Park's experience in Antioch, Turkey, where Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox Christians pray together and try as best they can to live as one church, modeling themselves on the early Christian communities that had their start in this ancient city