[lik-ey-oh-nee-uh, -ohn-yuh, lahy-key-]
- an ancient country in S Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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Examples from the Web for lycaonia
Thence he marched through Lycaonia five stages—thirty parasangs.Anabasis
The "speech of Lycaonia," v. 11, is an especially characteristic touch.The Literature and History of New Testament Times
J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
Now says the holy Gregory, there was a reverend monk in the country of Lycaonia, very pious, his name was Martyrius.
But still a work had to be done in Lycaonia and Pisidia if the results of his labours were not to be lost.
Derbe, for instance, was a native city of Lycaonia, and belonged to the Koinon or local assembly of that province.
- an ancient region of S Asia Minor, north of the Taurus Mountains; corresponds to present-day S central Turkey
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