Halicarnassus meaning

hălĭ-kär-năsəs
An ancient Greek city of southwest Asia Minor on the Aegean Sea in present-day Turkey. In the fourth century bc . Queen Artemisia built a magnificent tomb here for her husband, King Mausolus. His mausoleum was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
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Ancient city in SW Asia Minor, on the Aegean: site of the Mausoleum.
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Ancient Greek city on the southwest coast of Caria, Anatolia.
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Origin of halicarnassus

  • From Latin Halicarnāssus, from Ancient Greek Ἁλικαρνασσός (Halikarnassos).

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