Definitions

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Syria; Syriac.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Syria or its people or culture
  • n. 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.

    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

  • The United States has condemned what it calls the Syrian government's "brutal repression of demonstrations," and urged authorities to respect the rights of the Syrian people.

    Protesters Gather in Several Syrian Cities

  • The U.S. Treasury Department said both the Commercial Bank of Syria and Syriatel are part of the financial infrastructure that has been enabling what he called the Syrian regime.

    Syrian Government Launches New Raids Ahead of Security Council Meeting

  • But anti-Syrian politicians who constitute a majority in parliament, on every occasion, pretty much, when there have been assassinations here and anti --- and attempted assassinations of anti - Syrian politicians, they pointed the finger at what they call a Syrian security regime, which they say was set up here when Syria occupied Lebanon with its troops and remains active.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2006

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