Lydia(redirected from Maionia)
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An ancient country of west-central Asia Minor on the Aegean Sea in present-day northwest Turkey. Noted for its wealth and the magnificence of its capital, Sardis, it may have been the earliest kingdom to use minted coins (seventh century bc).
(Placename) an ancient region on the coast of W Asia Minor: a powerful kingdom in the century and a half before the Persian conquest (546 bc). Chief town: Sardis
Lyd•i•a(ˈlɪd i ə)
an ancient kingdom in W Asia Minor: under Croesus, a wealthy empire including most of Asia Minor. Cap.: Sardis.