Latakia
geographical name 1. region NW Syria bordering on the Mediterranean 2. (or ancient Laodicea) city & port on the Mediterranean; chief town of the region population 284,000

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  • Latakia — Latakia1 [lät΄ə kē′ə, lat΄ə kē′ə] n. a fine grade of highly aromatic Turkish smoking tobacco, produced near the port of Latakia, Syria Latakia2 [lät΄ə kē′ə, lat΄ə kē′ə] 1. seaport in W Syria, on the Mediterranean: pop. 293,000 2. coastal region… …   English World dictionary

  • Latakia — Lat a*ki a, n. [Turk.] A superior quality of Turkish smoking tobacco, so called from the place where produced, the ancient Laodicea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Latakĭa — Latakĭa, Stadt im asiatisch türkischen Ejalet Haleb (Aleppo), am Mittelmeer; Bischof, viele Moscheen, griechische u. katholische Kirchen, Bazar, Karavanserais, Bäder, Hafen für Kauffahrer, Ruinen der alten Stadt Laodicea ad mare (Triumphbogen des …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Latakĭa — Latakĭa, Stadt, s. Ladikie …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Latakia — es una localidad costera de Siria, al norte de Líbano, que tendrá muchos motivos para ser famosa, entre ellos el de dar nombre a un tipo de tabaco quizá el tabaco turco más conocido que entra en la composición de mezclas para fumar en pipa. Es un …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Latakia — arabisch ‏اللاذقية‎, DMG al Lāḏiqiyya Latakia …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Latakia — Infobox Settlement official name = Latakia other name = native name = اللاذقية nickname = settlement type = motto = imagesize = 250px image caption = Latakia Tetraporticus flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank… …   Wikipedia

  • Latakia — اللاذقية Latakia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Latakia — I Latakia   der, , schwarz geräucherter Orienttabak aus dem Einzugsgebiet der syrischen Hafenstadt Latakia; beliebt als Würztabak in Rauchtabaken englischer Art. II Latakia,   Lattakia …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Latakia — /lat euh kee euh/ or, esp. for 1, /lah tah kee ah/, n. 1. Ancient, Laodicea. a seaport in NW Syria, on the Mediterranean. 191,329. 2. a coastal district in Syria, in the W part. 389,552. 3. a variety of Turkish tobacco. * * * ▪ Syria Arabic  Al… …   Universalium

  • Latakia — Original name in latin Latakia Name in other language Al Ladhiqiyah, Al Ldhiqyah, Al Laziqiyah, El Ladhaqiye, El Ladhiqiya, El Ldhaqiy El Ldhiqya, LTK, Ladhiqiye, Ladikis, Ladikiya, Laodicea, Laodicea ad Mare, Laodicee, Laodice, Laodikeia,… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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