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


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 halicarnassus

/ (ˌhælɪkɑːˈnæsəs) /


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