Messenia

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Mes·se·ni·a

 (mĭ-sē′nē-ə, -sēn′yə)
An ancient region of southwest Greece in the Peloponnesus on the Ionian Sea. It fought a series of wars against Sparta c. 736 to 371 bc. The Romans conquered the area in 146 bc.

Mes·sen′i·an adj. & n.

Messenia

(məˈsiːnɪə)
n
(Placename) the southwestern area of the Peloponnese in S Greece

Mes•se•ni•a

(məˈsi ni ə, -ˈsin yə)

n.
a division of ancient Greece, in the SW Peloponnesus.
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