Definition of Cappadocia in English:


Syllabification: Cap·pa·do·cia
Pronunciation: /ˌkapəˈdōSHə
An ancient region of central Asia Minor, between Lake Tuz and the Euphrates River, north of Cilicia. It was an important center of early Christianity.



adjective& noun
More example sentences
  • It preserves the original Greek of many passages otherwise known only in Latin, and shows what the Cappadocians found valuable in his teaching.
  • The finest frieze shows a long line of dependent races paying tribute to the Persian king: the Ionians have brought balls of wool, the Cappadocians horses, the Parthians donkeys and jars.
  • Interestingly, their view of the Cappadocians was often coupled with that of the medieval theologian, Richard of St. Victor, and his distinctive ‘social Trinity.’

Definition of Cappadocia in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdīktik
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...