Pamphylia

[ pam-fil-ee-uh ]
/ pæmˈfɪl i ə /
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noun

an ancient country in S Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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Pamphylia

/ (pæmˈfɪlɪə) /

noun

an area on the S coast of ancient Asia Minor
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Word Origin and History for pamphylia

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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