latakia

noun lat·a·kia \ ˌla-tə-ˈkē-ə \

Definition of latakia

:a highly aromatic Turkish smoking tobacco

Origin and Etymology of latakia

Latakia, seaport in Syria


Latakia

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

Definition of Latakia

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

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