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Syrian

[seer-ee-uh n]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Syria or its inhabitants.
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Syria.

Origin of Syrian

1350–1400; Middle English Sirien < Middle French. See Syria, -an
Related formsnon-Syr·i·an, adjective, nounpre-Syr·i·an, adjective, nounpro-Syr·i·an, adjective
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Syrian

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Syria, its people, or their dialect of Arabic
  2. Eastern Churches of or relating to Christians who belong to churches with Syriac liturgies
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Syria
  2. Eastern Churches a Syrian Christian
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