- an ancient district in SW Asia Minor.
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Examples from the Web for caria
What could be clearer, therefore, than that he was about to make a dash at the satrap's home in Caria?Agesilaus
I will tell you what the Satrap of Caria said to me about that when I supped with him.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 1 (of 4)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
We shall speak of him in our account of Caria and the Troad.
The Caunians were aborigines of Caria, although they affected to come from Crete.
It comes from Caria, near Alabanda, and from Miletus in the same province.De Re Metallica
- an ancient region of SW Asia Minor, on the Aegean Sea: chief cities were Halicarnassus and Cnidus: corresponds to the present-day Turkish districts of S Aydin and W Muğla
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