syria

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seaport on the western coast of Syria Al Ladhiqiyah , Latakia
city in northwestern Syria Alep , Aleppo , Halab
town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity Antakiya , Antakya , Antioch
Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur); Israel counterattacked and drove the Syrians back and crossed the Suez Canal into Egypt Arab-Israeli War , Yom Kippur War
biblical name for ancient Syria Aram
ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus capital of Syria , Damascus , Dimash
cedar of Lebanon and northwestern Syria that attains great age and height cedar of Lebanon , Cedrus libani
tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit date palm , Phoenix dactylifera
adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God Druse , Druze
desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista Genista raetam , juniper , juniper bush , raetam , Retama raetam , retem
fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria Golan , Golan Heights
member of an ancient people who inhabited Anatolia and northern Syria about 2000 to 1200 BC Hittite
Iranian language spoken in Turkey and Iran and Iraq and Syria and Russia Kurdish
former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon and Syria and Israel Levant
eastern Christian in Egypt or Syria who adheres to the Orthodox faith as defined by the council of Chalcedon in 451 and as accepted by the Byzantine emperor Melchite , Melkite
ancient region on the coast of southwestern Palestine that was strategically located on a trade route between Syria and Egypt; important in biblical times Philistia
fractional monetary unit in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan and Syria piaster , piastre
basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters pound , Syrian pound
sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193) Saladin , Salah-ad-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub
native or inhabitant of Syria Syrian
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