Latakia

Latakia

[lat-uh-kee-uh or especially for 1, lah-tah-kee-ah]
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 or Lattakia (ˌlætəˈkiːə)
 
n
Latin name: Laodicea ad Mare the chief port of Syria, in the northwest: tobacco industry. Pop: 486 000 (2005 est)
 
Lattakia or Lattakia
 
n

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