Pronunciation: (lat"u-kē'u or, esp. for 1, lä"tä-kē'ä), [key]
1. Ancient, Laodicea. a seaport in NW Syria, on the Mediterranean. 191,329.
2. a coastal district in Syria, in the W part. 389,552.
3. a variety of Turkish tobacco.
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