a city in NW Syria.

French A·lep [a-lep] /aˈlɛp/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • To-day I have also heard of a caravan proposing to go to Aleppo.

  • The water is sufficient; no one ever dies of thirst in Aleppo.

    The World in Chains

    John Mavrogordato

  • Tancred was glad to seize the occasion to visit Hameh and Aleppo on his journey.


    Benjamin Disraeli

  • These forms extend from Java and Borneo on the one hand, to Aleppo on the other.

    On the Genesis of Species

    St. George Mivart

  • With—do you remember that wrestler you crippled, the wrestler from Aleppo?

    The Wind Bloweth

    Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne

British Dictionary definitions for aleppo



an ancient city in NW Syria: industrial and commercial centre; scene of heavy fighting in 2012 between the rebel Free Syrian Army and government forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.. Pop: 2 505 000 (2005 est)French name: Alep (alɛp) Arabic name: Haleb (ˈhalɛp)
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