Anatolia

[ an-uh-toh-lee-uh ]
/ ˌæn əˈtoʊ li ə /

noun

a vast plateau between the Black and the Mediterranean seas: in ancient usage, synonymous with the peninsula of Asia Minor; in modern usage, applied to Turkey in Asia.
Compare Asia Minor.
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Anatolia

/ (ˌænəˈtəʊlɪə) /

noun

the Asian part of Turkey, occupying the peninsula between the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and the Aegean: consists of a plateau, largely mountainous, with salt lakes in the interiorHistorical name: Asia Minor
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