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latakia

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noun lat·a·kia \ˌla-tə-ˈkē-ə\

Definition of latakia

  1. :  a highly aromatic Turkish smoking tobacco



Origin and Etymology of latakia

Latakia, seaport in Syria


First Known Use: 1833


Latakia

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geographical name Lat·a·kia \ˌla-tə-ˈkē-ə\

Definition of Latakia

  1. 1 region NW Syria bordering on the Mediterranean

  2. 2 or ancient Laodicea play \(ˌ)lā-ˌä-də-ˈsē-ə, ˌlā-ə-\ city & port on the Mediterranean; chief town of the region pop 284,000




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