city in S Turkey, near the Syrian border: pop. 574,000
See Gaziantep in American Heritage Dictionary 4
(gäˌzē-än-tĕpˈ) Formerly Ain·tab(īn-tăbˈ)
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. Population: 853,000.