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Syllabification: Ni·cae·a
Pronunciation: /nīˈsēə

Definition of Nicaea in English:

An ancient city in Asia Minor, on the site of modern Iznik in Turkey. Two ecumenical councils of the early Christian Church were held here in 325 and 787 . See also Nicene Creed.

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