Achaea

[ uh-kee-uh ]
/ əˈki ə /

noun

an ancient district in S Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth.
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Achaea

Achaia (əˈkaɪə)

/ (əˈkiːə) /

noun

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
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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