Antioch

[ an-tee-ok ]
/ ˈæn tiˌɒk /

noun

Arabic Antakiya. Turkish Antakya. a city in S Turkey: capital of the ancient kingdom of Syria 300–64 b.c.
a city in W California.

Related forms

An·ti·o·chi·an [an-tee-oh-kee-uh n] /ˌæn tiˈoʊ ki ən/, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for antioch

Antioch

/ (ˈæntɪˌɒk) /

noun

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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