Definition of Syrian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Syria.

Group relationships: Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
Generic synonyms: Asian, Asiatic
Specialized synonyms: Damascene



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Syria or its people or culture. "The Syrian government"
Partainyms: Syria
Derivative terms: Syria

Definition of Syrian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Syria; Syriac.

Definition of Syrian

1. Noun. A person from Syria or of Syrian descent. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Syria, the Syrian people or the Syrian language. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Syrian Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Syrian Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Syrian

Synodontidae
Synoptic
Synoptics
Synthol
Syntyche
Syracusan
Syracusans
Syracuse
Syrah
Syrette
Syria
Syriac
Syriacism
Syriacisms
Syriacs
Syrian
Syrian Arab Republic
Syrian bean caper
Syrian bear
Syrian hamster
Syrian monetary unit
Syrian pound
Syrianism
Syrianisms
Syrians
Syriasm
Syriasms
Syringa
Syringa amurensis japonica
Syringa emodi

Literary usage of Syrian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Antioch sent a bishop, Mar Gregory, to the orphaned syrian Church of India. ... The Christians Since the arrival of Mar Gregory in 1665, the old syrian ..."

2. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle of St. James by James Hardy Ropes (1916)
"Previous to that time none of the Catholic epistles had gamed complete acceptance into the syrian canon. Zahn, GnK, i, pp. 373-375. Cf. Docl. Addai, 46. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Again the syrian Anaphora continues: "Remember also, О Lord, those who have offered the offerings at thine holy altar and ..."

4. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"syrian Church Fathers.1—(a) Jacob of Nisibis, as bishop of his native city and founder of the theological school there, performed most important services to ..."

5. The Greek and Eastern Churches by Walter Frederic Adeney (1921)
"CHAPTER II THE syrian NESTORIANS Zachariah of Mitylene, Chronicle (Eng. trans, ... Cast out of the empire, they brought fresh life to the syrian Church ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"There may not be much new geography, in the strict sense of the word, in her page?, but they contain most graphic landscapes—pictures of a syrian spring, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"ASSEMANI, the name of a syrian Maronite family of famous Orientalists. ... syrian and Arabian MSS. not distinctively theological ; only the first part was ..."

8. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Antioch sent a bishop, Mar Gregory, to the orphaned syrian Church of India. ... The Christians Since the arrival of Mar Gregory in 1665, the old syrian ..."

9. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle of St. James by James Hardy Ropes (1916)
"Previous to that time none of the Catholic epistles had gamed complete acceptance into the syrian canon. Zahn, GnK, i, pp. 373-375. Cf. Docl. Addai, 46. ..."

10. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander (1854)
"In the veneration paid to those two syrian fathers, he saw only a pretext under which Nestorianism, while it was nominally condemned, might still continue ..."

11. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Again the syrian Anaphora continues: "Remember also, О Lord, those who have offered the offerings at thine holy altar and ..."

12. The Greek and Eastern Churches by Walter Frederic Adeney (1921)
"CHAPTER II THE syrian NESTORIANS Zachariah of Mitylene, Chronicle (Eng. trans, ... Cast out of the empire, they brought fresh life to the syrian Church ..."

13. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"There may not be much new geography, in the strict sense of the word, in her page?, but they contain most graphic landscapes—pictures of a syrian spring, ..."

14. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"ASSEMANI, the name of a syrian Maronite family of famous Orientalists. ... syrian and Arabian MSS. not distinctively theological ; only the first part was ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Syrian

Search for Syrian on Dictionary.com!Search for Syrian on Thesaurus.com!Search for Syrian on Google!Search for Syrian on Wikipedia!

Search