Ga·zi·an·tep (gä′zē-än-tĕp) Formerly Ain·tab (īn-tăb)
A city of southern Turkey north of Aleppo, Syria. An ancient Hittite center, it was strategically important during the Crusades. The surrounding area is known for its textiles and pistachio nuts.
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