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[lik-ey-oh-nee-uh, -ohn-yuh, lahy-key-]
  1. an ancient country in S Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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Historical Examples of lycaonia

  • Thence he marched through Lycaonia five stages—thirty parasangs.



  • The "speech of Lycaonia," v. 11, is an especially characteristic touch.

  • Now says the holy Gregory, there was a reverend monk in the country of Lycaonia, very pious, his name was Martyrius.

  • But still a work had to be done in Lycaonia and Pisidia if the results of his labours were not to be lost.

  • Derbe, for instance, was a native city of Lycaonia, and belonged to the Koinon or local assembly of that province.

British Dictionary definitions for lycaonia


  1. an ancient region of S Asia Minor, north of the Taurus Mountains; corresponds to present-day S central Turkey
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