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 of northwestern Syria bordering on the Mediterranean Sea

  2. 2 or ancient Laodiceaplay \(ˌ)lā-ˌä-də-ˈsē-ə, ˌlā-ə-\ city and port on the Mediterranean Sea in northwestern Syria population 284,000 Latakia is the chief town of the region of Latakia.


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