an ancient city of Caria, in SW Asia Minor: site of the Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Halicarnassian, Halicarnassean, adjective
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Halicarnassian (ˌhælɪkɑːˈnæsɪən)
of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Halicarnassus

Halicarnassus (ˌhælɪkɑːˈnæsəs)
a Greek colony on the SW coast of Asia Minor: one of the major Hellenistic cities

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