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Adana

[ah-dah-nah]
noun
  1. a city in S Turkey, on the Seyhan River.
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Also called Seyhan.
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Examples from the Web for adana

Historical Examples

  • We came to know him through his interest in the Adana massacres.

    Paris Vistas

    Helen Davenport Gibbons

  • When we arrived at Adana at 4.30 there was great excitement on the thronged platform.

    The Secrets of a Kuttite

    Edward O. Mousley

  • The ship surgeons, with their pharmacists, all went to Adana.

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus

    Helen Davenport Gibbons

  • He was in rags—had worked his way overland somehow from Adana.

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus

    Helen Davenport Gibbons

  • Consequently, Adana is a city of wood, totally unlike Tarsus.

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus

    Helen Davenport Gibbons


British Dictionary definitions for adana

Adana

noun
  1. a city in S Turkey, capital of Adana province. Pop: 1 248 000 (2005 est)Also called: Seyhan
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