Definition of Latakia

1. Noun. Aromatic Turkish tobacco.

Generic synonyms: Turkish Tobacco



2. Noun. A seaport on the western coast of Syria.
Exact synonyms: Al Ladhiqiyah
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Syria, Syrian Arab Republic

Definition of Latakia

1. n. A superior quality of Turkish smoking tobacco, so called from the place where produced, the ancient Laodicea.

Definition of Latakia

1. Noun. A superior Turkish tobacco. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Latakia

1. a variety of Turkish tobacco [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Latakia

lasted
laster
lasters
lastery
lasting
lastingly
lastingness
lastingnesses
lastings
lastly
lastness
lasts
lat
latah
latahs
latakia (current term)
latakias
latamoxef
latanier
latanier palm
latanoprost
latch
latch-key
latch-key child
latch-key children
latch key
latch on
latch onto
latched
latched on

Literary usage of Latakia

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

1. Journey Through Asia Minor, Armenia, and Koordistan in the Years 1813 and by John Macdonald Kinneir (1818)
"We passed under Mount Casius with a fair wind, and in five hours from the time of our departure anchored in the harbour of latakia, where I was received by ..."

2. The Technologist (1863)
"ON THE CULTURE OF latakia TOBACCO. BY M. CHARLES EDWARD GUYS. The district of latakia is situated in the northern part of Syria, and produces the best ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... latakia), and thoughout Asiatic Turkey then is an extensive cultivation and export of smoking tobacco. Th« raw material in the warehouses is of various ..."

4. Around the Pyramids: Being a Tour in the Holy Land, And, Incidentally by Aaron Ward (1864)
"FROM TRIPOLI TO latakia. Fertility of Syria—Hospitable ... When our vessel had received on board its cargo, we immediately sailed for latakia ..."

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