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An ancient country of northwest Asia Minor in present-day Turkey. Originally inhabited by Thracians, it was absorbed into the Roman Empire by the end of the first century bc.
Bi·thyn′i·an adj. & n.
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(Placename) an ancient country on the Black Sea in NW Asia Minor
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Bi•thyn•i•a(bɪˈθɪn i ə)
an ancient state in NW Asia Minor.
Bi•thyn′i•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||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|
Nicaea - an ancient city in Bithynia; founded in the 4th century BC and flourished under the Romans; the Nicene Creed was adopted there in 325
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