an ancient region on the W coast of Asia Minor and on adjacent islands in the Aegean: colonized by the ancient Greeks. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of ionia

  • Perhaps you already know that Anaxagoras fell asleep in Ionia.


    Lydia Maria Child

  • Thus then for the second time Ionia revolted from the Persians.

  • Thus for the second time Ionia had been reduced to subjection.

  • On his arrival at Ionia he was to find Aristagoras, who would do what further was necessary.

    Darius the Great

    Jacob Abbott

  • Then, with flying feet and swinging, voluptuous forms, the dancing-girls of Ionia.


    Richard Short

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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