from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northwest Syria near the Turkish border. Inhabited perhaps as early as the sixth millennium B.C., Aleppo was a key point on the caravan route across Syria to Baghdad and later a major center of Christianity in the Middle East. It is now the country's largest city. Population: 2,130,000.
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- proper n. A city now in northern Syria, formerly an important city in the ancient world (Beroea of Seleucid empire).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a city in Syria.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in northwestern Syria
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