ancient city in SW Asia Minor, on the Aegean: site of the Mausoleum
See Halicarnassus in American Heritage Dictionary 4
An ancient Greek city of southwest Asia Minor on the Aegean Sea in present-day Turkey. In the fourth century B.C. Queen Artemisia built a magnificent tomb here for her husband, King Mausolus. His mausoleum was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.