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Lycia

[lish-ee-uh]
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noun
  1. an ancient country in SW Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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Examples from the Web for lycia

Historical Examples

  • His king gave him letters on parchment to take to King Iobates of Lycia.

    Classic Myths

    Mary Catherine Judd

  • The king did not read the letters for ten days after Bellerophon came to Lycia.

    Classic Myths

    Mary Catherine Judd

  • They are said to have been brought from the city of Myrrha in Lycia, in the year 1097.

    Foot-prints of Travel

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • Bellerophon was troubled when he heard the orders of the King of Lycia.

  • Now the Chimæra was a terrible monster that roamed the fields of Lycia.


British Dictionary definitions for lycia

Lycia

noun
  1. an ancient region on the coast of SW Asia Minor: a Persian, Rhodian, and Roman province
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