Asia Minor


noun

a peninsula in W Asia between the Black and Mediterranean seas, including most of Asiatic Turkey.
Compare Anatolia.
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Examples from the Web for asia minor

  • The caravan was provisioned for months, and he knew Asia-Minor as well as the lines upon his palms.

    The Carpet from Bagdad|Harold MacGrath

British Dictionary definitions for asia minor

Asia Minor


noun

the historical name for Anatolia
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Culture definitions for asia minor

Asia Minor


Peninsula in western Asia consisting of the Asian part of Turkey.

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