Phocaea

[ foh-see-uh ]
/ foʊˈsi ə /

noun

an ancient seaport in Asia Minor: northernmost of the Ionian cities; later an important maritime state.

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Phocaea
/ (fəʊˈsiːə) /

noun

an ancient port in Asia Minor, the northernmost of Ionian cities on the W coast of Asia Minor: an important maritime state (about 1000–600 bc)
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