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  1. an ancient country in NW Asia Minor.
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Related formsMy·si·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for mysia

Historical Examples

  • To reach Abydos, the route was north, through the province of Mysia.


    Jacob Abbott

  • It would seem, too, that they had lost their hold upon Mysia and the far west.

    The Hittites

    A. H. Sayce

  • Astyra also, the village near Adramyttium, is said to belong to Mysia.

  • But when they were come to the land the people of Mysia entertained them with hospitality.

    Stories of the Old world

    Alfred John Church

  • And when they had passed through Mysia, they went down to Troas.

British Dictionary definitions for mysia


  1. an ancient region in the NW corner of Asia Minor
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