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Isauria

noun
  1. an ancient district of S central Asia Minor, chiefly on the N slopes of the W Taurus Mountains
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Historical Examples

  • Isauria and Egypt he visited in the character of a conqueror, Gaul in the character of a deliverer.

    The Caesars

    Thomas de Quincey

  • In compensation Isauria received the eastern part of Pamphylia.

  • The war against the pirates of Sicily and Isauria was not only very important in itself, but still more so in its consequences.

    A Manual of Ancient History

    A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

  • Cilicia was reorganized, and enlarged by the addition of Pamphylia and Isauria.

  • It is agreed that Leo was a native of Isauria, and that Conon was his primitive name.