[ kawn-yah, kawn-yah ]
/ ˈkɔn yɑ, kɔnˈyɑ /
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a city in southern Turkey, south of Ankara.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Ancient I·co·ni·um [ahy-koh-nee-uhm] /aɪˈkoʊ ni əm/ .
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“We will not bow our heads to any threat,” the prime minister said during a speech in the central Anatolian city of Konya.Turkey Sacks Police Chiefs After Arrests Target Politicians’ Families|Thomas Seibert|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Konya
/ (ˈkɔːnjɑː) /
a city in SW central Turkey: in ancient times a Phrygian city and capital of Lycaonia. Pop: 883 000 (2005 est)Ancient name: Iconium
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