a fine grade of highly aromatic Turkish smoking tobacco, produced near the port of Latakia, Syria
- seaport in W Syria, on the Mediterranean
- coastal region of NW Syria, bordering on the Mediterranean
An aromatic Turkish tobacco.
Origin of latakiaShort for Latakia (tobacco) after Latakia , Syrian seaport
From Latakia (the Syrian port from where the tobacco is shipped, and near where it is produced), from Arabic Ø§Ù„Ù„Ø§Ø°Ù‚ÙŠØ©.