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©.