Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Syria, a region in Asiatic Turkey, lying southeast of Asia Minor.
  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Syria.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Syria; Syriac.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from Syria or of Syrian descent.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Syria, the Syrian people or the Syrian language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Syria or its people or culture
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Syria

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Examples

  • FAROUK AL-SHARA, SYRIAN FOREIGN MINISTER: If they are crossing the Syrian border, they are crossing the Syrian border against the will of the Syrian government, no doubt about this.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2005

  • FAROUK AL-SHARA, SYRIAN FOREIGN MINISTER: If they are crossing the Syrian border, they are crossing the Syrian border against the will of the Syrian government.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2005

  • Instead, Syria's state-run news agency said he told Davutoglu the government will relentlessly fight "terrorist groups" - a term Syrian authorities often use for government opponents even though most of those killed are unarmed, peaceful protesters.

    The Seattle Times

  • Instead, Syria's state-run news agency said he told Davutoglu the government will relentlessly fight "terrorist groups" - a term Syrian authorities often use for government opponents even though most of those killed are unarmed, peaceful protesters.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Instead, Syria's state-run news agency said he told Davutoglu the government will relentlessly fight "terrorist groups" - a term Syrian authorities often use for government opponents even though most of those killed are unarmed, peaceful protesters.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Instead, Syria's state-run news agency said he told Davutoglu the government will relentlessly fight "terrorist groups" -- a term Syrian authorities often use for government opponents even though most of those killed are unarmed, peaceful protesters.

    FOXNews.com

  • Instead, Syria's state-run news agency said he told Davutoglu the government will relentlessly fight "terrorist groups" - a term Syrian authorities often use for government opponents even though most of those killed are unarmed, peaceful protesters.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In the first place, the title Syrian, though Dr. Salmon allows it to pass, is very misleading, especially to the student.

    Addresses on the Revised Version of Holy Scripture

  • The U.S. strongly condemned what it called the Syrian government's "outrageous use of violence."

    Syrians Flee as Army Shells Town

  • When I asked her about the free exchange of ideas and the obstacles to that in Syria itself, she defensively began a treatise about how change needed to be rooted in what she termed Syrian 'identity.'

    Taufiq Rahim: In Syria, Good Enough Is No Longer Enough

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