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 (ăn′ə-tō′lē-ə, -tōl′yə)
The Asian part of Turkey. It is usually considered synonymous with Asia Minor.
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(Placename) the Asian part of Turkey, occupying the peninsula between the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and the Aegean: consists of a plateau, largely mountainous, with salt lakes in the interior. Historical name: Asia Minor
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(ˌæn əˈtoʊ li ə)

a vast plateau between the Black and the Mediterranean seas: in ancient usage, synonymous with Asia Minor; in modern usage, applied to Turkey in Asia. Compare Asia Minor.
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Noun1.Anatolia - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of TurkeyAnatolia - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Battle of Granicus River, Granicus - the battle in which Alexander won his first major victory against the Persians (334 BC)
battle of Ipsus, Ipsus - a battle between the successors of Alexander the Great (301 BC); Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius
battle of Issus, Issus - a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III
Bithynia - an ancient country in northwestern Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; was absorbed into the Roman Empire by the end of the 1st century BC
Cappadocia - an ancient country is eastern Asia Minor
Galatia - an ancient country in central Asia Minor
Phrygia - an ancient country in western and central Asia Minor
Pontus - an ancient region of northern Asia Minor on the Black Sea; it reached its height under Mithridates VI but was later incorporated into the Roman Empire
Aeolia, Aeolis - an ancient coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) where the Aeolians founded several cities around 1100 BC
Lycia - an ancient region on the coast of southwest Asia Minor
Lydia - an ancient region on the coast of western Asia Minor; a powerful kingdom until conquered by the Persians in 546 BC
Ephesus - an ancient Greek city on the western shore of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; site of the Temple of Artemis; was a major trading center and played an important role in early Christianity
Ilion, Ilium, Troy - an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
Ionia - region of western Asia Minor colonized by ancient Greeks
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
malik - the leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent; "maliks rule the hinterland of Afghanistan under the protection of warlords"
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