Halicarnassus

[ hal-uh-kahr-nas-uh s ]
/ ˌhæl ə kɑrˈnæs əs /

noun

an ancient city of Caria, in SW Asia Minor: site of the Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Halicarnassus

Hal·i·car·nas·si·an, Hal·i·car·nas·se·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for halicarnassian (1 of 2)

Halicarnassian
/ (ˌhælɪkɑːˈnæsɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Halicarnassus

British Dictionary definitions for halicarnassian (2 of 2)

Halicarnassus
/ (ˌhælɪkɑːˈnæsəs) /

noun

a Greek colony on the SW coast of Asia Minor: one of the major Hellenistic cities
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