- an ancient city in W Asia Minor: the capital of ancient Lydia.
Also Sar·des [sahr-deez] /ˈsɑr diz/.
Also called Tarne.
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Examples from the Web for sardis
But Agesilaus was as good as his word, and at once invaded the district of Sardis.Hellenica
The twelfth satrapy, known as the satrapy of Sardis, or of Lydia.
It is the 'few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments.'Expositions of Holy Scripture
The feeling in Sardis against him is strong, and they are hardly willing to do him justice.
He doant find the klime-it here as healthy as it is in Sardis.
- an ancient city of W Asia Minor: capital of Lydia
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