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 ad 17.
(place) Ancient kingdom, later a Roman province, in E Asia Minor: fl. 3d cent. b.c.–1st cent. a.d.
An ancient region in the center of Asia Minor, in present-day Turkey.
Origin of cappadocia
From Ancient Greek Καππαδοκία (Kappadokia), from Old Persian (katpatuka).
Cappadocia Sentence Examples
Kaisarieh is the headquarters of the American mission in Cappadocia, which has several churches and schools for boys and girls and does splendid medical work.
Anak was slain by his victim's soldiers; Gregory was rescued by his Christian nurse, carried to Caesarea in Cappadocia, and brought up a Christian.
He in effect turned his country into a province of the Greek see of Cappadocia.
Caesennius Paetus, governor of Cappadocia, was ordered to settle the question by bringing Armenia under direct Roman administration.
During his brief reign he set on foot some domestic reforms, and sought to revive the authority of the senate, but, after a victory over the Goths in Cilicia, he succumbed to hardship and fatigue (or was slain by his own soldiers) at Tyana in Cappadocia.