American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. A city now in northern Syria, formerly an important city in the ancient world (Beroea of Seleucid empire).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a city in Syria.
- n. a city in northwestern Syria
“In 1997, the World Council of Churches met in Aleppo, Syria, and proposed scientifically updating both calendars.”
“The odds aren't helped if you happen to be growing up in Aleppo, in French Syria.”
“Then he did a travel show with Cesar Romero, and pretty soon he had the career they'd said back in Aleppo was impossible: he was a Hollywood moviemaker.”
“There is no land communication at all between Tarsus and Aleppo, which is at ten journeys (caravan travelling) distant from it.”
“Aleppo weight, and 19 manas and one 4 part of Balsara, answereth the quintall of Aleppo, which is 494 roues, 8 ounces English, and”
“Sunni renegades had earlier massacred Alawite soldiers in Aleppo.”
“A Syrian state television commentator called the Aleppo bombings "an act of war" and denounced, among others, former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and a Qatar-based Sunni Muslim scholar and television preacher, Yusuf Qaradawi, who has been accused of stoking sectarian fears in Syria.”
“Aleppo, which is close to the Turkish border, is an economic powerhouses.”
“Syria, commonly called Aleppo, and named by our men Antioch .”
“When looking at the buildings around town, one can see that they are all made of a special material known as Aleppo stone.”
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