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Syrian

[ seer-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈsɪər i ən /
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adjective

of or relating to Syria or its inhabitants.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Syria.

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Origin of Syrian

1350–1400; Middle English Sirien<Middle French. See Syria, -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Syrian

non-Syr·i·an, adjective, nounpre-Syr·i·an, adjective, nounpro-Syr·i·an, adjective
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How to use Syrian in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Syrian

Syrian
/ (ˈsɪrɪən) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Syria, its people, or their dialect of Arabic
Eastern Churches of or relating to Christians who belong to churches with Syriac liturgies

noun

a native or inhabitant of Syria
Eastern Churches a Syrian Christian
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