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Latakia

[lat-uh-kee-uh or especially for 1, lah-tah-kee-ah] /ˌlæt əˈki ə or especially for 1, ˌlɑ tɑˈki ɑ/
noun
1.
Ancient Laodicea. a seaport in NW Syria, on the Mediterranean.
2.
a coastal district in Syria, in the W part.
3.
a variety of Turkish tobacco.
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Latakia

/ˌlætəˈkiːə/
noun
1.
the chief port of Syria, in the northwest: tobacco industry. Pop: 486 000 (2005 est) Latin name Laodicea ad Mare
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