from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern Turkey on the Seyhan River near the Mediterranean Sea. Probably founded by the Hittites, it was colonized by the Romans in 66 B.C. Population: 1,130,000.
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- proper n. A city in Turkey
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- n. a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River
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Turkey is also home of the large US airbase at Incirlik near Adana, which is responsible for 70 percent of all air shipments into Iraq.
The closest airport is in the city of Adana, which is an hour and
My dish: Adana, which is chopped lamb flavored with peppers, and slightly seasoned with paprika and grilled on skewers.
Earlier this year, police arrested a group accused of planning to attack the U.S. Embassy and another group in the southern city of Adana, which is home to the Incirlik Air Base used by the United States to transfer noncombat supplies to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Music: (In order) "Adana" - Ara Gevorgian "Cilicia" - Zaruhi Babayan "Dle Yaman" - Djvian Gasparyan Copyright ©
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In 1999 Turkey and Syria signed what was known as the Adana agreement following the capture of Abdullah Öcalan, the leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers 'Party (PKK) who is currently serving a life term at the prison island of İmralı in the Sea of Marmara, that envisaged security cooperation among the two countries.
The group also plans to administer facilities in cities such as Adana and Eskişehir.
In the southern Turkish the province of Adana alone, nearly 40,000 workers have been laid off because of plant shutdowns.
In June, police arrested 10 suspected al Qaeda militants in Adana, in southeastern Turkey, which is close to the U.S. Incirlik Air Base.
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