Definition of Cilicia in English:

Cilicia

Line breaks: Cil|icia
Pronunciation: /sɪˈlɪʃə
 
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An ancient region on the coast of SE Asia Minor, corresponding to the present-day province of Adana, Turkey.

Derivatives

Cilician

Pronunciation: /sɪˈlɪʃ(ə)n/
adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • The Cilician kingdom, it should be noted, produced a high quality of art, architecture, and literature.
  • There are not only Jews and Egyptians, but there are Libyans, Cilicians and yet others from farther countries.
  • He came to dominate much of the Spanish Peninsula and allied himself with Mithridates of Pontus and the Cilician pirates, posing a major threat to the powers at Rome.

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