of or relating to Syria or its inhabitants.
a native or inhabitant of Syria.
- an·ti-Syr·i·an, adjective, noun
- non-Syr·i·an, adjective, noun
- pre-Syr·i·an, adjective, noun
- pro-Syr·i·an, adjective
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How to use Syrian in a sentence
Since 2011, New York-headquartered Physicians for Human Rights has documented almost 600 attacks on Syrian medical facilities.Syrian Medics Lay Out the Devastating Scale of Attacks on Healthcare Facilities Over 10 Years of War | Joseph Hincks | March 3, 2021 | Time
The trial, under the legal principle of universal jurisdiction, represented the first such verdict for crimes against humanity in the 10-year-old Syrian civil war.Press Freedom Group Seeks to Have Saudi Crown Prince Charged Over Khashoggi Killing | Joseph Hincks | March 2, 2021 | Time
The al Qaeda affiliate that held him, known as the al-Nusra Front, was the only “Islamic army” in Syria at the time, and was mostly focused on fighting the Syrian regime.Islamist Terrorism Is Not Done With Us, Warns Former al Qaeda Hostage Theo Padnos | Karl Vick | February 25, 2021 | Time
Facing questions from a Syrian journalist who assisted Callimachi on the story, the Times sent another journalist to Turkey to re-interview her subject.New York Times says it can’t verify ISIS claims in ‘Caliphate’ podcast but issues no retraction | Elahe Izadi, Paul Farhi | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
So we had just had a case in Syria when the Syrian government used gas.
Yazbek tells The Daily Beast that the traffickers guarantee their service, and they treat the Syrian refugees with respect.
It used to carry livestock but sailed its final voyage with a hold full of Syrian men, women, and children.
“The Syrian war is having its effects here as well,” said Yehyavi, the Iranian consul general in Quetta.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan | Umar Farooq | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Turkey, crime groups in border areas are exploiting the labor of Syrian male refugees who cannot find legitimate employment.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism | Louise I. Shelley | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Divided and drained by war, Syrian Christians are determined to celebrate for the first time in four years.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive | Peter Schwartzstein | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
After the battle of the Pyramids he fell sick, and before the Syrian expedition, applied to return to France.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
But to celebrate the thirteenth day of the month of Adar, called in the Syrian language, the day before Mardochias' day.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
The Syrian muleteers are, it seems, accustomed to urge onward their beasts with the shout of “Yullah!”A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
That I should have to meet this miserable runaway serf, and find myself in his power in the midst of a Syrian desert!The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
A tall, handsome young Syrian stepped forward and stood before the balcony, his eyes cast on the ground.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
British Dictionary definitions for Syrian
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
a native or inhabitant of Syria
Eastern Churches a Syrian Christian
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