Definition of Antioch in English:


Syllabification: An·ti·och
Pronunciation: /ˈäntēˌäk
  • 1A city in southern Turkey, near the Syrian border; population 186,200 (est. 2007). Antioch was the ancient capital of Syria under the Seleucid kings, who founded it circa 300 bc. Turkish name Antakya.
  • 2A city in ancient Phrygia.
  • 3A city in north central California; population 100,219 (est. 2008).

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