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Bithynia

[bih-thin-ee-uh]
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noun
  1. an ancient state in NW Asia Minor.
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Related formsBi·thyn·i·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for bithynia

Historical Examples

  • It was held at Nicaea in Bithynia, and was attended by 318 Bishops.

    A Key to the Knowledge of Church History (Ancient)

    John Henry Blunt

  • The wretched fugitive was then in Bithynia, a kingdom of Asia Minor.

    Hannibal

    Jacob Abbott

  • He was 'not suffered' to go into 'Bithynia' because 'Macedonia' was waiting for his ministry.

    George Muller of Bristol

    Arthur T. Pierson

  • For the rest, your letter informs me, my dearest Secundus, on what day you reached Bithynia.

  • And through this circumstance Bithynia also fell into the hands of Procopius.


British Dictionary definitions for bithynia

Bithynia

noun
  1. an ancient country on the Black Sea in NW Asia Minor
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