Examples from the Web for cappadocian
The doubtful Cappadocian prelate is well known to have been always death on dragons and serpents.Falling in Love|Grant Allen
He felt happy and again a young boy, unknown by anyone, far from the world, hidden amongst the Cappadocian mountains.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
Their Cappadocian horses had shied, reared, and then galloped off like the whirlwind.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
Carchemish thenceforward became a Hatti city and the southern capital of Cappadocian power.
We had then in the house a Cappadocian, tall, brave to audacity, capable of lifting up an angry bull.Gryll Grange|Thomas Love Peacock
British Dictionary definitions for cappadocian (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for cappadocian (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for cappadocian
ancient name for the region roughly corresponding to modern Turkey, from Greek Kappadokía, perhaps ultimately from Persian Hvaspadakhim "land of fine horses." In ancient Athens, Cappadocians were notorious as knaves and cowards, but the region's horses were celebrated.