Definition of Antioch in English:


Syllabification: An·ti·och
Pronunciation: /ˈantēäk
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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