[ sahr-dis ]
/ ˈsɑr dɪs /
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an ancient city in W Asia Minor: the capital of ancient Lydia.
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Also Sar·des [sahr-deez]. /ˈsɑr diz/.
Also called Tarne.
OTHER WORDS FROM SardisSar·di·an [sahr-dee-uhn], /ˈsɑr di ən/, noun, adjective
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How to use Sardis in a sentence
Steevens says that the apparition at Sardis ‘could not be at once the shade of Cæsar and the evil genius of Brutus.’More Pages from a Journal|Mark Rutherford
He also captured Sardis, and several of the officers of Lysimachus deserted to him, bringing him both soldiers and money.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV|Aubrey Stewart
Then, marching southward, he took the cities of Sardis and Ephesus without striking another blow.The Story of the Greeks|H. A. Guerber
Cyrus shed tears over this noble pair, and had a stone set up to their memory, which you can see near Sardis.
As soon as Bartja had opened his eyes, Gyges sent me off to Sardis to fetch a good physician and an easy travelling-carriage.
British Dictionary definitions for Sardis
/ (ˈsɑːdɪs) /
an ancient city of W Asia Minor: capital of Lydia
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