- 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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See the last chapter of the first book of Dionysius of Halicarnassus.The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2
George Gordon Byron
The genuineness of his works is disputed by Dionysius of Halicarnassus.
Of this character is the Myndian wine, and that of Halicarnassus.
Cnidus and Halicarnassus on the coast were colonized by Dorians.
"We may as well give Dobbin his oats here," said Halicarnassus.
- a Greek colony on the SW coast of Asia Minor: one of the major Hellenistic cities