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Halicarnassus

[hal-uh-kahr-nas-uh s]
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noun
  1. an ancient city of Caria, in SW Asia Minor: site of the Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Related formsHal·i·car·nas·si·an, Hal·i·car·nas·se·an, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • If they display too nice an arrangement, the Halicarnassian shall vindicate me.

    Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Isaac D'Israeli


British Dictionary definitions for halicarnassian

Halicarnassian

adjective
  1. of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Halicarnassus

Halicarnassus

noun
  1. a Greek colony on the SW coast of Asia Minor: one of the major Hellenistic cities
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