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lat·a·ki·a

 (lăt′ə-kē′ə)
n.
An aromatic Turkish tobacco.

[Short for Latakia (tobacco), after Latakia, Syrian seaport.]

Latakia

(ˌlætəˈkiːə) or

Lattakia

n
(Placename) the chief port of Syria, in the northwest: tobacco industry. Pop: 486 000 (2005 est). Latin name: Laodicea ad Mare

Lat•a•ki•a

(ˌlæt əˈki ə)

n.
1. Ancient, Laodicea. a seaport in NW Syria, on the Mediterranean. 196,791.
2. a coastal district in Syria, in the W part. 554,384.
3. a variety of Turkish tobacco.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.latakia - aromatic Turkish tobacco
Turkish tobacco - a dark aromatic tobacco of eastern Europe that is used in cigarettes
2.Latakia - a seaport on the western coast of 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