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A country of southwest Asia on the eastern Mediterranean coast. Ancient Syria also included Lebanon, most of present-day Israel and Jordan, and part of Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Settled c. 2100 bc by Amorites, the region was later conquered by Hittites, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans. Islam was introduced in the seventh century by Muslim Arab conquerors. Syria was a province of the Ottoman Empire from 1516 until 1918, and the part comprising present-day Syria and Lebanon became a French League of Nations mandate in 1920. Separated from Lebanon by the French, Syria achieved full independence in 1946. In 1958 it merged with Egypt to form the United Arab Republic, which disintegrated in 1961. Damascus is the capital and the largest city.
Syr′i·an adj. & n.
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1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Syria, its people, or their dialect of Arabic
2. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Syria, its people, or their dialect of Arabic
3. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Syria, its people, or their dialect of Arabic
4. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) Eastern Churches of or relating to Christians who belong to churches with Syriac liturgies
5. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Syria
6. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) Eastern Churches a Syrian Christian
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|Noun||1.||Syrian - a native or inhabitant 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
Damascene - a native or inhabitant of Damascus
|Adj.||1.||Syrian - of or relating to or characteristic of Syria or its people or culture; "the Syrian government"|
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người Syriathuộc nước/người Syria
A. ADJ → sirio
B. N → sirio/a m/f
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adj → syrisch
n → Syr(i)er(in) m(f)
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Syrian[ˈsɪrɪən] adj & n → siriano/a
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Syrian→ سُورِيّ Syřan, syrský syrer, syrisk Syrier, syrisch συριακός, Σύριος sirio syyrialainen Syrien Sirijac, sirijski siriano シリアの, シリア人 시리아 사람, 시리아의 Syriër, Syrisch syrer, syrisk Syryjczyk, syryjski sírio сириец, сирийский syrier, syrisk เกี่ยวกับประเทศซีเรีย, ชาวซีเรีย Suriye, Suriyeli người Syria, thuộc nước/người Syria 叙利亚人, 叙利亚的
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