an ancient region on the W coast of Asia Minor and on adjacent islands in the Aegean: colonized by the ancient Greeks.
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How to use Ionia in a sentence
Michigan Judge Raymond Voet of Ionia County 64A District Court doesn't like phones interrupting court proceedings.
In Ionia a general assembly is held, and games are celebrated every year in honour of Bacchus.
This is the place of meeting and residence66 of the Dionysiac artists (who travel about) Ionia as far as the Hellespont.
It was then restored by Antigonus, and afterwards by Lysimachus, and at present it is the most beautiful city in Ionia.
In Ionia, when princes had passed away, rhapsodists recited for gain in marketplaces and at fairs.Homer and His Age | Andrew Lang
This lady was a native of the city of Phokæa in Ionia, born of free parents, and respectably brought up.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV | Aubrey Stewart
British Dictionary definitions for Ionia
an ancient region of W central Asia Minor, including adjacent Aegean islands: colonized by Greeks in about 1100 bc
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