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Ga·zi·an·tep(gä′zē-än-tĕp′) Formerly Ain·tab (īn-tăb′)
A city of southern Turkey north of Aleppo, Syria. An ancient Hittite center, it was strategically important during the Crusades. The surrounding area is known for its textiles and pistachio nuts.
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(Placename) a city in S Turkey: base for Ibrahim Pasha's campaign against the Turks (1839) and centre of Turkish resistance to French forces (1921). Pop: 1 004 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1921): Aintab
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Ga•zi•an•tep(ˌgɑ zi ɑnˈtɛp)
a city in S Turkey in Asia. 716,000. Formerly, Aintab.
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