a city in S Turkey, on the Seyhan River.
Historical Examples

The Sultan made over to his viceroy all of Syria and a part of Adana.
A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Edwin Emerson

When we arrived at Adana at 4.30 there was great excitement on the thronged platform.
The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley

We were detained at Adana three days and a half, to be purified, before proceeding further.
The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor

Consequently, Adana is a city of wood, totally unlike Tarsus.
The Red Rugs of Tarsus Helen Davenport Gibbons

At Adana, where they did not keep such a close look-out, the fast had not commenced.
The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor

He was in rags—had worked his way overland somehow from Adana.
The Red Rugs of Tarsus Helen Davenport Gibbons

At the station, soldiers are turning back the Armenians who have managed to slip into trains at Adana and Tarsus.
The Red Rugs of Tarsus Helen Davenport Gibbons

The ladies find Adana the most charming and delightful spot in Turkey.
By Desert Ways to Baghdad Louisa Jebb

Armenians who try to escape from the Adana butcher’s pen are hauled before the court-martial.
The Red Rugs of Tarsus Helen Davenport Gibbons

Adana has often been the theatre of frightful convulsions and rebellions.
The Thistle and the Cedar of Lebanon Habeeb Risk Allah

a city in S Turkey, capital of Adana province. Pop: 1 248 000 (2005 est) Also called Seyhan

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