HyperDic: asia_minor

English > 1 sense of the expression Asia Minor:
NOUNlocationAsia Minor, Anatoliaa peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
English > Asia Minor: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey.
SynonymAnatolia
Instance ofpeninsulaA large mass of land projecting into a body of water
Part ofAsiaThe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population
PartsAeolis, AeoliaAn ancient coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) where the Aeolians founded several cities around 1100 BC
BithyniaAn ancient country in northwestern Asia Minor in what is now Turkey
CappadociaAn ancient country is eastern Asia Minor
EphesusAn ancient Greek city on the western shore of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey
GalatiaAn ancient country in central Asia Minor
Ioniaregion of western Asia Minor colonized by ancient Greeks
LyciaAn ancient region on the coast of southwest Asia Minor
LydiaAn ancient region on the coast of western Asia Minor
PhrygiaAn ancient country in western and central Asia Minor
PontusAn ancient region of northern Asia Minor on the Black Sea
Troy, Ilion, IliumAn ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
Turkey, Republic of TurkeyA Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans
Region ofGranicus, Battle of Granicus RiverThe battle in which Alexander won his first major victory against the Persians (334 BC)
Ipsus, battle of IpsusA battle between the successors of Alexander the Great (301 BC)
Issus, battle of IssusA battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III
malikThe leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent
SpanishAnatolia, Anatólia, Asia Menor
CatalanAnatòlia, Àsia Menor, Asia Minor

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