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[mish-ee-uh] /ˈmɪʃ i ə/
an ancient country in NW Asia Minor.
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Mysian, adjective, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was one of the enchanting strains of Olympus the mysian; and every heart yielded to its influence.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • The next performer was a mysian, who danced, again in armor, what we should call a pas seul.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • During this time there was produced in the mysian Olympos a boar of monstrous size.

  • The lofty, wooded ranges of the mysian Olympus lay before us, and our day's work was to pass them.

    The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
  • He is found by Tecmessa and by his half-brother Teucer, who has returned too late from a raid in the mysian highlands.

British Dictionary definitions for mysian


of or relating to Mysia, an ancient region in Asia Minor, or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Mysia


an ancient region in the NW corner of Asia Minor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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mysian in the Bible

a province in the north-west of Asia Minor. On his first voyage to Europe (Acts 16:7, 8) Paul passed through this province and embarked at its chief port Troas.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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