[ kair-ee-uh ]
/ ˈkɛər i ə /
an ancient district in SW Asia Minor.
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How to use Caria in a sentence
Then follows Halicarnasus, formerly called Zephyra, the royal seat of the dynasts of Caria.
About halfway on the road to Tralles the Mæander is crossed, and here are the boundaries of Caria.
It was also the name of an harbour in Caria, probably denominated from some building at the entrance.
In the Persian epoch, native dynasts established themselves in Caria and even extended their rule over the Greek cities.
British Dictionary definitions for Caria
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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