Definition of Antakya

1. Noun. A town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity.

Exact synonyms: Antakiya, Antioch
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Republic Of Turkey, Turkey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antakya

Anselm
Anselmic
Anser
Anser anser
Anser cygnoides
Anserinae
Anshan
Anshar
Anshur
Anson
Ansus
Antabuse
Antaean
Antakarinya
Antakiya
Antakya (current term)
Antalya
Antananarivo
Antara
Antarctic
Antarctic Circle
Antarctic Ocean
Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctic Zone
Antarctic continent
Antarctic convergence
Antarctica
Antarctican
Antarcticans
Antares

Literary usage of Antakya

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1. Turkey by Heike Brockmann, Tim Kelsey, Asli Uler (1998)
"The city was also the pri- Above: Antakya, once a major town, now a Sleeping ... Antakya The Cilician plain stretches out east and northeast of Adana and is ..."

2. Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A. Immerwahr by Anne Proctor Chapin (2004)
"The Antakya specimen is a portrait statue that survives complete with a head of Hadrian. The breastplate shows an archaistic Athena, but flanked by griffins ..."

3. Syria/Lebanon by Wolfgang Gockel, Helga Bruns (1998)
"HAS Tour in Istanbul offers direct bus links Istanbul - Aleppo and Ankara - Antakya - Damascus - Amman. Buses from Turkey leave from te Top- kapi bus ..."

4. The Kassandra Complex by Murray Lawrence, Lawrence Murray (2003)
"... Antioch Babylon Halab Flows from Baltic Sea; potage to rivers into Black Sea NW Iraq North Syria Northeast Iraq, Assyrian capital Babylon Antakya Aleppo ..."

5. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"In April 2000, a papal representative participated in a ceremony in Antakya organized by the Syriac Christians commemorating the 2000th anniversary of ..."

6. Al-Kashī's Geographical Table by Edward Stewart Kennedy, M. H. Kennedy (1987)
"According to LS, p., in Afghanistan, east of Balkh. Mod. Ankara, capital of Turkey. 73v:, Mod. Antakya, near the NE comer of the Mediterranean. ..."

7. The Coptic version of the New Testament in the northern dialect, otherwise by George William Horner (1905)
"23<3b ep. ends, Ar. has Antakya for Borne, rather larger cross with IHC n^)£C i.CJ <J"j5o. A later Arabic prayer, ' Remember, 0 Lord, of thy mercy thy ..."

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