Meaning of Latakia

Lat•a•ki•a

Pronunciation: (lat"u-kē'u or, esp. for 1, lä"tä-kē'ä), [key]
— n.
  1. Ancient,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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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