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Halicarnassus British & World English

An ancient Greek city on the SW coast of Asia Minor, at what is now the Turkish city of Bodrum. It is the site of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the World

Halicarnassus New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

ancient Greek city in Asia Minor

Dionysius of Halicarnassus British & World English

(1st century bc), Greek historian, literary critic, and rhetorician. He lived in Rome from 30 bc and is best known for his detailed history of the city, written in Greek; this covers the period from the earliest times until the outbreak of the first Punic War (264 bc)