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Definition 1: an 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 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for syria in the sense of this definition

(syria is an instance of ...) any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent

(... is an instance of syria) the biblical name for ancient Syria

(syria is a part of ...) a seaport on the western coast of Syria

(syria is a part of ...) a desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia

(syria is a part of ...) an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus

(syria is a part of ...) a river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia

(syria is a part of ...) a city in northwestern Syria

(syria is a part of ...) an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus

(syria is a part of ...) an Asian river; a tributary of the Euphrates River

(... is part of syria) the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century

"the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"

(... is part of syria) the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations

(syria is a member of ...) a native or inhabitant of Syria

(... is a member of syria) an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation

(syria is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist group of radical Palestinians who split with al-Fatah in 1967 but now have close relations with al-Fatah; staged terrorist attacks against Israel across the Lebanese border

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