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Antioch

[an-tee-ok] /ˈæn tiˌɒk/
noun
1.
Arabic Antakiya. Turkish Antakya. a city in S Turkey: capital of the ancient kingdom of Syria 300–64 b.c.
2.
a city in W California.
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Antiochian
[an-tee-oh-kee-uh n] /ˌæn tiˈoʊ ki ən/ (Show IPA),
noun, adjective
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Antioch

/ˈæntɪˌɒk/
noun
1.
a city in S Turkey, on the Orantes River: ancient commercial centre and capital of Syria (300–64 bc); early centre of Christianity. Pop: 155 000 (2005 est) Turkish name Antakya
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Word Origin and History for Antioch

modern Antakya in Turkey, anciently the capital of Syria, founded c.300 B.C.E. by Seleucus I Nictor and named for his father, Antiochus.

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