an ancient country in S Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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Historical Examples of pamphylia
His province also comprehended Pisidia, Pamphylia, and Cyprus.
The country is similar in nature to that of Pamphylia and Cilicia Tracheia.
Phaselis also is a Lycian city, situated on the confines of Pamphylia.
The whole of the voyage along the coast of Pamphylia is 640 stadia.
It commands a view of the whole of Lycia, Pamphylia, and Pisidia.
British Dictionary definitions for pamphylia
an area on the S coast of ancient Asia Minor
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Word Origin and History for pamphylia
ancient region in modern Turkey, from Greek, literally "place of all races," from pan "all" (see pan-) + phylon "race" (see phylo-).
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