Antioch
geographical name 1. city W California NE of Oakland population 90,532 2. — see Antakya 3. ancient city Asia Minor in Pisidia, at certain periods within boundaries of Phrygia; ruins in W central Turkey • Antiochene adjective or nounAntiochian adjective or noun

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  • Antioch — bezeichnet mehrere Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Antioch (Covington County, Alabama) Antioch (Pike County, Alabama) Antioch (Cherokee County, Alabama) Antioch (Lauderdale County, Alabama) Antioch (Hot Spring County, Arkansas) Antioch (White… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Antioch — on the Orontes (] The population was estimated by Chrysostom at about 100,000 people at the time of Theodosius I. Between 252 and 300, ten assemblies of the church were held at Antioch and it became the seat of one of the four original… …   Wikipedia

  • ANTIOCH — (Turk. Antakya), city in southern Turkey, on the lower Orontes (Asi) near the Syrian border. Population (2004): 158,400. Part of Syria under the French mandate, it was annexed to Turkey in 1939 along with the district of Alexandretta (iskenderun… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Antioch — Antioch, CA U.S. city in California Population (2000): 90532 Housing Units (2000): 30116 Land area (2000): 26.948185 sq. miles (69.795477 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.631797 sq. miles (1.636347 sq. km) Total area (2000): 27.579982 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Antioch — [an′tē äk΄] 1. capital of ancient Syria (until 64 B.C. ), an early center of Christianity: now, a city in S Turkey: pop. 108,000: Turk. name ANTAKYA 2. city in ancient Pisidia, Asia Minor 3. [after ANTIOCH, Turkey] city in W Calif., on the San… …   English World dictionary

  • Antioch — • Provides information on two places by this name Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Antioch — a city in southern Turkey, also known as Antakya, which was built in 301BC and soon became famous for its buildings and trade. In 64 BC it became the eastern capital of the ↑Roman Empire …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Antioch — modern Antakya in Turkey, anciently the capital of Syria, founded c.300 B.C.E. by Seleucus I Nictor and named for his father, Antiochus …   Etymology dictionary

  • Antioch — Antiochian /an tee oh kee euhn/, n., adj. /an tee ok /, n. 1. Arabic, Antakiya. Turkish, Antakya. a city in S Turkey: capital of the ancient kingdom of Syria 300 64 B.C. 66,520. 2. a city in W California. 43,559. * * * Turkish Antakya City (pop …   Universalium

  • Antioch — 1) A prosperous trading city on the River Orontes, in the north of the Roman province of Syria, with a substantial and tolerated Jewish population. After the execution of Stephen, Christians arrived from Jerusalem to begin missionary work… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Antioch — 1 Original name in latin Antioch Name in other language Antakija, Antakiya, Antakiyah, Antakiyyah, Antakya, Antioch, Antiocheia, Antiochia, Antiochia am Orontes, Antiochia di Siria, Antiochia vid Orontes, Antiochie, Antiochi Antiohija, Antiokheia …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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