HyperDic: syria

English > 1 sense of the word Syria:
NOUNlocationSyria, Syrian Arab Republican Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean
Syria > pronunciation
Soundssih'riyah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > Syria: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization.
SynonymSyrian Arab Republic
InstancesAramThe biblical name for ancient Syria
Instance ofAsian country, Asian nationAny one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
Member ofArab LeagueAn international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural / cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
MembersSyrianA native or inhabitant of Syria
Part ofAsiaThe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population
Middle East, Mideast, Near EastThe area around the eastern Mediterranean
PartsAl Ladhiqiyah, LatakiaA seaport on the western coast of Syria
Dimash, Damascus, capital of SyriaAn ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria
Euphrates, Euphrates RiverA river in southwestern Asia
Halab, Aleppo, AlepA city in northwestern Syria
KurdistanAn extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
Syrian DesertA desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia
Tigris, Tigris RiverAn Asian river
Region ofPopular Struggle Front, PSFA terrorist group of radical Palestinians who split with al-Fatah in 1967 but now have close relations / relations with al-Fatah
SpanishRepública Árabe Siria, Siria
CatalanSíria
AdjectivesSyrianof or relating to or characteristic of Syria or its people or culture

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