Definition of Lycia in English:


Syllabification: Ly·cia
Pronunciation: /ˈliSH(ē)ə
An ancient region on the coast of southwestern Asia Minor, between Caria and Pamphylia.



adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • While Greek city-states were constantly at war with each other, the Lycian cities enjoyed peace amongst themselves.
  • Turkey's Lycian coast has turquoise seas, white-sand beaches and spectacular Roman ruins.
  • The Lycian peasants denied Latona a drink from their pool of water, and so she turned them to frogs.

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