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Miletus

Syllabification: Mi·le·tus
Pronunciation: /mīˈlētəs, mə-
 
/

Definition of Miletus in English:

An ancient city of the Ionian Greeks in southwestern Asia Minor. In the 7th and 6th centuries bc it was a powerful port, from which more than 60 colonies were founded on the shores of the Black Sea and in Italy and Egypt.

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