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Asia Minor

a peninsula in W Asia between the Black and Mediterranean seas, including most of Asiatic Turkey.
Compare Anatolia. Unabridged
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  • The caravan was provisioned for months, and he knew asia-minor as well as the lines upon his palms.

    The Carpet from Bagdad Harold MacGrath
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Asia Minor

the historical name for Anatolia
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Asia Minor definition

Peninsula in western Asia consisting of the Asian part of Turkey.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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