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Mysia

[mish-ee-uh]
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noun
  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 mysian

Historical Examples

  • It was one of the enchanting strains of Olympus the Mysian; and every heart yielded to its influence.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • The next performer was a Mysian, who danced, again in armor, what we should call a pas seul.

    Callias

    Alfred John Church

  • He is found by Tecmessa and by his half-brother Teucer, who has returned too late from a raid in the Mysian highlands.

  • The lofty, wooded ranges of the Mysian Olympus lay before us, and our day's work was to pass them.

  • During this time there was produced in the Mysian Olympos a boar of monstrous size.


British Dictionary definitions for mysian

Mysian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Mysia, an ancient region in Asia Minor, or its inhabitants
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Mysia
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Mysia

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