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Caria

[kair-ee-uh]
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noun
  1. an ancient district in SW Asia Minor.
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Historical Examples

  • What could be clearer, therefore, than that he was about to make a dash at the satrap's home in Caria?

    Agesilaus

    Xenophon

  • I will tell you what the Satrap of Caria said to me about that when I supped with him.

  • 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

    Georgius Agricola


British Dictionary definitions for caria

Caria

noun
  1. 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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