Halicarnassus
geographical name ancient city SW Asia Minor in SW Caria on Aegean Sea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Halicarnassus — • A titular see of Caria, suffragan of Stauropolis Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Halicarnassus     Halicarnassus     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • HALICARNASSUS — Cariae civitas maritima, ad sinum Ceramicum Argivorum colonia, in qua Mausole, quondam nobilissimum opus extabat. Patria Herodoti, et Heracliti poetae, Callimachi socii, ac Dionysii Historici, qui res Romanas conscripsit. Regia olim Cariae fuit.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Halicarnassus — [hal΄ə kär nas′əs] ancient city in SW Asia Minor, on the Aegean: site of the MAUSOLEUM …   English World dictionary

  • Halicarnassus — Infobox Settlement official name = Halicarnassus(Ἁλικαρνασσός) other name = (Bodrum) native name = Ancient Carian City in Turkey imagesize = 280px image caption = The ruins of the Mausoleum of Maussollos, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient… …   Wikipedia

  • Halicarnassus — Halicarnassian, Halicarnassean, adj. /hal euh kahr nas euhs/, n. an ancient city of Caria, in SW Asia Minor: site of the Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. * * * modern Bodrum Ancient Greek city, western Anatolia. Located… …   Universalium

  • Halicarnassus — noun an ancient Greek city on the southwestern coast of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; site of the mausoleum at Halicarnassus • Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center • Part Holonyms: ↑Turkey, ↑Republic of Turkey …   Useful english dictionary

  • Halicarnassus — noun /ˌhælɪkɑrˈnæsəs/ ancient Greek city on the southwest coast of Caria, Anatolia …   Wiktionary

  • HALICARNASSUS —    a Greek city, and the chief of Caria, in Asia Minor, on the sea coast opposite the island of Cos, the birthplace of Herodotus; celebrated for the tomb of Mausolus, called the MAUSOLEUM (q.v.) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Halicarnassus — Hal•i•car•nas•sus [[t]ˌhæl ə kɑrˈnæs əs[/t]] n. anh ara geg an ancient city of Caria, in SW Asia Minor: site of the Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world Hal i•car•nas′si•an, Hal i•car•nas′se•an, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • Halicarnassus — /hæləkaˈnæsəs/ (say haluhkah nasuhs) noun an ancient city of Caria, in south western Asia Minor, now Turkey; site of the Mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the World …   Australian English dictionary

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