[ mish-ee-uh ]

  1. an ancient country in NW Asia Minor.

Other words from Mysia

  • My·si·an, adjective, noun

Words Nearby Mysia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Mysia in a sentence

  • I have already spoken of these places in the description of Mysia and Phrygia, and shall here conclude the discussion.

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

    Xerxes | Jacob Abbott
  • The latter conducted them a stage further, to Cius in Mysia; and from Cius they set sail to join their main armament.

    Hellenica | Xenophon
  • Thence they sailed along the Propontis and the coast of Mysia, not, as we may be sure, without adventures.

  • Having gone ashore at Kios in Mysia to fetch water, he was carried off by the nymphs of the spring in which he dipped his pitcher.

British Dictionary definitions for Mysia


/ (ˈmɪsɪə) /

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

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