Aleppo

[ uh-lep-oh ]
/ əˈlɛp oʊ /

noun

a city in NW Syria.

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Aleppo
/ (əˈlɛpəʊ) /

noun

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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