adjective or noun see Cilicia

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  • Cilician — Ci*li cian, a. Of or pertaining to Cilicia in Asia Minor. n. A native or inhabitant of Cilicia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cilician — See Cilicia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cilician — adjective /sɪˈlɪsɪən,sɪˈlɪʃən/ Pertaining to or originating from Cilicia …   Wiktionary

  • cilician — ci·li·cian …   English syllables

  • cilician — I. sə̇ˈlishən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Cilicia, ancient region in Asia Minor (from Latin) + English an 1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Cilicia, an ancient country and region in southeast Asia Minor 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cilician Thebe — was a city in Greek mythology. It was located in or near the Troad, in a region termed Cilicia[1] and received the epithet Cilician to distinguish it from the Boeotian city of Thebes and the Egyptian Thebes. Alternative names include Placia,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cilician Gates — pass in the Taurus Mts., S Turkey …   English World dictionary

  • Cilician pirates — The Cilician pirates dominated the Mediterranean Sea from the 2nd century BC up until their speedy suppression by Pompey (67 66 BC). Although there were notorious pirate strongholds in Cilicia, Cilician had long been a term for pirates. Contents… …   Wikipedia

  • Cilician Gates — Barbaron redirects here. For the Armenian noble, see Constantine of Baberon. Cilician Gates Gülek Boğazı Gülek Pass in Turkey …   Wikipedia

  • Cilician Gates —    Narrow defile through the Taurus (q.v.) range that was the chief passage from the plain of Cilicia into Asia Minor (qq.v.). A beacon system (q.v.) at the west end signaled the appearance of Arab (q.v.) raiders. Cities situated near the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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