Bithynia[bə t̸hin′ē ə]
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ancient country in NW Asia Minor, in what is now Turkey: fl. 3d cent. -1st cent.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An ancient country of northwest Asia Minor in present-day Turkey. Originally inhabited by Thracians, it was absorbed into the Roman Empire by the end of the first century B.C.
- Bi·thynˈi·an adjective & n.