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Ionia

[ahy-oh-nee-uh]
noun
  1. 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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  • Perhaps you already know that Anaxagoras fell asleep in Ionia.

    Philothea

    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.

    Saronia

    Richard Short


British Dictionary definitions for ionia

Ionia

noun
  1. an ancient region of W central Asia Minor, including adjacent Aegean islands: colonized by Greeks in about 1100 bc
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