- an ancient country in SW Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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Examples from the Web for lycia
His king gave him letters on parchment to take to King Iobates of Lycia.
The king did not read the letters for ten days after Bellerophon came to Lycia.
They are said to have been brought from the city of Myrrha in Lycia, in the year 1097.Foot-prints of Travel
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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.
- an ancient region on the coast of SW Asia Minor: a Persian, Rhodian, and Roman province
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