Definition of Lydia in English:

Lydia

Syllabification: Lyd·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˈlidēə
 
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  • An ancient region of western Asia Minor, south of Mysia and north of Caria. It became a powerful kingdom in the 7th century bc but in 546 Croesus, its last king, was defeated by Cyrus and it was absorbed into the Persian empire.

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