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Halicarnassus

[hal-uh-kahr-nas-uh s] /ˌhæl ə kɑrˈnæs əs/
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 forms
Halicarnassian, Halicarnassean, adjective
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Halicarnassian

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

Halicarnassus

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