Achaea

[uh-kee-uh]
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Achaea

Achaia (əˈkaɪə)

noun
  1. a department of Greece, in the N Peloponnese. Capital: Patras. Pop: 318 928 (2001). Area: 3209 sq km (1239 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Akhaïa
  2. a province of ancient Greece, in the N Peloponnese on the Gulf of Corinth: enlarged as a Roman province in 27 bc
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