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Mysia

[mish-ee-uh] /ˈmɪʃ i ə/
noun
1.
an ancient country in NW Asia Minor.
Related forms
Mysian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mysian

Mysia

/ˈmɪsɪə/
noun
1.
an ancient region in the NW corner of Asia Minor

Mysian

/ˈmɪsɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Mysia, an ancient region in Asia Minor, or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Mysia
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mysian in the Bible

a province in the north-west of Asia Minor. On his first voyage to Europe (Acts 16:7, 8) Paul passed through this province and embarked at its chief port Troas.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Encyclopedia Article for mysian

Mysia

ancient district in northwest Anatolia adjoining the Sea of Marmara on the north and the Aegean Sea on the west. A vague inland perimeter was bounded by the districts of Lydia on the south and Phrygia and Bithynia on the east. Mysia designated a geographic rather than a political territory and encompassed Aeolis, Troas, and the region surrounding Pergamum.

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