a peninsula in W Asia between the Black and Mediterranean seas, including most of Asiatic Turkey.
- Compare Anatolia.
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How to use Asia Minor in a sentence
In a second-century text known as the Acts of Paul and Thekla, a Christian author in Asia Minor praised Thekla for rejecting her suitors and avoiding marriage in favor of spreading Christian teachings instead.
He operated independently in Asia Minor and Greece, preaching his message to non-Jews.Should Christians Celebrate the Birth of Paul, Not Jesus? | James D. Tabor | December 25, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Greek grill masters use ground lamb instead of beef, as do those in the Balkans, Asia Minor, the Middle East, and Central Asia.
The language of a people whose country is a region on the other side of Asia Minor.Lavengro | George Borrow
I met them in the provinces of Asia Minor, and you all know the result.Xerxes | Jacob Abbott
In Asia Minor there is much reckoning with quite imaginary money of account.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
Numbers of rosy starlings are returning from Asia Minor, where they have reared up their broods.A Bird Calendar for Northern India | Douglas Dewar
That Asia Minor had a share in this is probable, though the question is involved in obscurity.History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7) | Adolph Harnack
British Dictionary definitions for Asia Minor
the historical name for Anatolia
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Cultural definitions for Asia Minor
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