a city in NW Syria.
Contemporary Examples

This event is going to further tensions among the civilian population and rebel units in Aleppo.
Syrian Rebels Deny Civilian Deaths in Aleppo Attack, Fearful of Losing Public Support Mike Giglio October 4, 2012

And few have experienced the peril of this punishing violence like the residents of Aleppo.
Aleppo Conflict Map Shows Assad’s Control By Neighborhood David Kilcullen, Nate Rosenblatt March 9, 2014

Survivors of an attack near Aleppo share their harrowing stories.
Surviving Syria’s Incendiary Bomb Attacks Paul Adrian Raymond December 10, 2013

Within Aleppo, the Assad regime controls the balance of power, but its public support is flagging.
Aleppo Conflict Map Shows Assad’s Control By Neighborhood David Kilcullen, Nate Rosenblatt March 9, 2014

“The regime is targeting regular life in Aleppo,” Kanjo says.
‘Scorched Earth’ Tactics Feared in Assad Fight With Rebels Mike Giglio October 1, 2012

Historical Examples

The Greek had learned at Aleppo to be content with the close harem life, and Musa went to all lengths to please her.
God Wills It! William Stearns Davis

And this damned wrestler from Aleppo must go and spoil it all.
The Wind Bloweth Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne

From Aleppo galls and burnt alum, in fine powder, equal parts.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

The foreign gentleman forgets that I am the wrestler from Aleppo.
The Wind Bloweth Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne

“I last saw you in Aleppo,” said I; and he at once named me.
Servia, Youngest Member of the European Family Andrew Archibald Paton

an ancient city in NW Syria: industrial and commercial centre; scene of heavy fighting in 2012 between the rebel Free Syrian Army and government forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.. Pop: 2 505 000 (2005 est) French name Alep (alɛp) Arabic name Haleb (ˈhalɛp)

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