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Antioch Explained

antioch at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Antioch at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

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.//

Antioch at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

City (pop., 1994 est.: 137,000), S Turkey. Founded in 300 BC by Greeks, Antioch was the center of the Seleucid kingdom until 64 BC, when the Romans made it the capital of their province of Syria. An early center of Christianity, the city was the headquarters of St. Paul c.AD 47-55. It came under Persian domination in the 6th cent. and Arab domination in the 7th cent., and was captured by the Crusaders in 1098. It finally fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1517 and remained in their control until World War I.

Antioch at English => English (hitchcock) Of Explained:

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Antioch at English => English (Eastons 1897 Bible) Of Explained:

e, stiffness, barbarism, slang, solecism, mannerism, affectation, cacophony.

[N] (Affectation): affectation, pretense, falsehood, charlatanism, quackery, shallowness, pretension, airs, simagree, arrogance.[ADJ] (Inelegance): inelegant, graceless, ungraceful, harsh, abrupt, dry, stiff, cramped, formal, guinde , forced, labored, artificial, mannered, ponderous, awkward, unpolished, turgid, affected, barbarous, uncouth, grotesque, rude, crude, halting, offensive to ears polite.

[ADJ] (Stammering): stammering, stuttering, inarticulate, guttural, nasal, tremulous, affected.

[ADJ] (Affections): affected, characterized, formed, molded, cast, tempered, framed, predisposed, prone, inclined, having a bias.

[ADJ] (Affectation): affected, pretentious, stilted, theatrical, insincere, unnatural, artificial, overdone, formal, arrogant.[N] (Vanity): vanity, conceit, complacency, self-confidence, self-sufficiency, self-esteem, selfishness, affectedness, pride.[N] (Feeling): feeling, suffering, endurance, experience, response, sympathy, impression, affection, sensation, emotion, pathos, fervor, heartiness, cordiality, gush, ardor, zeal.

[N] (Love): love, fondness, liking, inclination, desire, regard, admiration, fancy, affection, sympathy, tenderness, attachment, yearning, eros, passion, flame, devotion, fervor, enthusiasm, rapture, enchantment, infatuation, adoration head over heels in love, affectionate, tender.[ADJ] (Love): loving, fond, smitten, enamored, charmed, in love, love-sick, head over heels in love, affectionate, tender.[N] (Affections): affections, e

Antioch at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and
capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity [syn: {Antakya},

Antioch at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » Ἀντιόχεια||tr=Antiokheia|lang=grc, from Inter: term » Ἀντίοχος|tr=Antiokhos|lang=grc. This was the given name of the Macedonian father of Category: w - :Seleucus I Nicator|Seleucus I Nicator, the founder of the Category: w - :Seleucid Empire|Seleucid Empire. Subsequently the name was borne by various kings of Seleucid dynasty and numerous cities in their domain are named after these personages. Compare also Laodicea, Apamea and Seleucia.


* Inter: IPA » /ˈæntiɒk/

Proper noun

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  • the name of a number of cities founded by kings of the Seleucid dynasty, the most famous being "Antioch on the Orontes" in ancient Syria (modern day Antakya in south-eastern Turkey)
    1. 1982, Category: w - :Encyclopaedia Iranica|Encyclopaedia Iranica, Volume 2, Issues 1-4‎, Page 120
    2. : During his frequent stays at Antioch, Tigranes of Armenia, a self-styled king of kings, maintained a sumptuous court with a ceremonial of Achaemenid origin that Plutarch has described.

      Related terms

      * Inter: l » en|Antiochene


      Inter: trans-top » city

  • Ancient Greek: Inter: tø » grc|Ἀντιόχεια|f|tr=Antiokheia|sc=polytonic
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|Անտիոք|tr=Antiok’, Inter: qualifier » on the Orontes Inter: t- » hy|Ավագն Անտիոք|tr=Avagn Antiok’
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|Antioĥio
  • French: Inter: t- » fr|Antioche
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Antiochia
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|Antiochia|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|Antiochia|f|alt=Antīochīa
    • Old Armenian: Inter: tø » xcl|Անտիոք|tr=Antiokʿ, Inter: qualifier » on the Orontes Inter: tø » xcl|Աւագն Անտիոք|tr=Awagn Antiokʿ|sc=Armn
    • Old Norse: Inter: tø » non|Anþekja|f
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|Antioquia
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|Антиохия|f|tr=Antioxíja
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|Antioquía

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * Noahtic
    Translation: ca » Antioch
    Translation: et » Antioch
    Translation: pl » Antioch
    Translation: zh » Antioch