Cappadocia[kap′ə dō′s̸hē ə, -s̸hə]
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ancient kingdom, later a Roman province, in E Asia Minor: 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 region of Asia Minor in present-day east-central Turkey. Heart of a Hittite state and later a Persian satrapy, it was annexed by the Romans in A.D. 17.
- Capˌpa·doˈcian adjective & n.