from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. The city is situated on a steep cliff and surrounded by an old wall. Population: 603,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Turkey

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  • n. a port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya


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  • We told you just a moment ago that a Turkish airliner had been hijacked on its way from Antalya, which is on the Mediterranean Coast to the southern part of Turkey.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2008

  • While meeting with the journalists, Ajar declined to comment on Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent remarks on Israel and instead reaffirmed Ataturk's peaceful legacy and talked about the safety in Antalya, which is the Israeli tourist's favorite travel destination in Turkey.

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  • Turkish products are available from Tbilisi to Tehran, Damascus to Yerevan; the word "Antalya" evokes dreams of a Mediterranean luxury holiday; in the Kurdish towns of Sulaimaniya and Arbil, most buildings and (significantly) the government compounds are built by Turkish companies.

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  • "We had crops planted in agricultural fields in cities such as Antalya, İzmir and Bursa.

    Hurriyet Dailynews

  • In discussing this topic on the bus from Nicosia to Kyrenia en route to the conference dinner, Nick Jaworski pointed out, that if transfer were the explanation, why is it that his Turkish students willfully produce errors like * I went Antalya, when the analogous verb + prepositional phrase exists in Turkish (even if the preposition is attached as a suffix)?

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  • In Antalya, activists said a handful of pro-regime supporters flown in from Syria harassed people as they arrived at the airport.

    Syrian Opposition Meets in Turkey

  • As they met in the Turkish town of Antalya, a small group of Syrian government supporters rallied nearby, vowing their allegiance to Assad.

    Syrian Opposition Figures Call for President's Immediate Departure

  • About 200 people gathered in Antalya in southwest Turkey on Tuesday, including at least 20 young Syrian activists who traveled from Syria, risking permanent exile.

    Syrian President Offers Amnesty

  • Molham Aldrobi, a representative of the Muslim Brotherhood was speaking in Antalya, Turkey where he is attending a conference of Syrian opposition members seeking a unified voice for Syria's anti-government movement and to bolster protesters who have endured a bloody 10-week crackdown.

    15 dead as Syrian troops attack central town

  • Wrapping up meetings this week in the Turkish city Antalya, oppotion figures called on the president to step down immediately and elected an advisory body to help lead a support strategy for the street protest movement, in an effort to give further shape to the three-month-old uprising.

    Syria Cuts Web Amid Renewed Protests


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