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Asia Minor

noun
  1. a peninsula in W Asia between the Black and Mediterranean seas, including most of Asiatic Turkey.
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Compare Anatolia.
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Historical Examples of 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
  1. the historical name for Anatolia
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asia minor in Culture

Asia Minor

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

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