Definition of Antakiya

1. Noun. A town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity.

Exact synonyms: Antakya, Antioch
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Republic Of Turkey, Turkey

Lexicographical Neighbors of Antakiya

Anschluss
Anselm
Anselmic
Anser
Anser anser
Anser cygnoides
Anserinae
Anshan
Anshar
Anshur
Anson
Ansus
Antabuse
Antaean
Antakarinya
Antakiya (current term)
Antakya
Antalya
Antananarivo
Antara
Antarctic
Antarctic Circle
Antarctic Ocean
Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctic Zone
Antarctic continent
Antarctic convergence
Antarctica
Antarctican
Antarcticans

Literary usage of Antakiya

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Comparative Geography of Western Asia, Accompanied with an by James Rennell, Jane (Rennell) Rodd (1831)
"For 30 years past, nothing less than an army has been able to pass without permission of the chiefs of the hilly districts, between Antakiya and ..."

2. A treatise on the comparative geography of western Asia by James Rennell (1831)
"For 30 years past, nothing less than an army has been able to pass without permission of the chiefs of the hilly districts, between Antakiya and ..."

3. Interpretation of the Meanings of the Noble Qurʼān in the English Language by Taqī al-Dīn Hilālī, Muhammad Muhsin Khan, Muḥammad ibn Ismāʻīl Bukhārī, Ṭabarī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Qurṭubī, Ismāʻīl ibn ʻUmar Ibn Kathīr (1996)
"... [it is said that the town was Antioch (Antakiya)], when there came Messengers to them. 14. When We sent to them two Messengers, they belied them both; ..."

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