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 (kăp′ə-dō′shə, -shē-ə)
An ancient region of Asia Minor in present-day east-central Turkey. Heart of a Hittite state and later a Persian satrapy, it was annexed by the Romans in ad 17.

Cap′pa·do′cian adj. & n.
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(Placename) an ancient region of E Asia Minor famous for its horses
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(ˌkæp əˈdoʊ ʃə)

an ancient country in E Asia Minor, a Roman province in A.D. 17, now a part of N central Turkey.
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Noun1.Cappadocia - an ancient country is eastern Asia MinorCappadocia - an ancient country is eastern Asia Minor
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
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The scenes in Turkey will be shot in four towns in the Cappadoccia, a world-famous touristic area best know for its fairy chimneys.
Mae'r offeiriad adnabyddus yn estyn dwylo dros y mor i ddilynwyr y ffydd ym Macedonia yn y Balkans, Efrog Newydd a thalaith Kansas yn yr UDA ac Istanbul a Cappadoccia yn Nhwrci.
The anniversary meeting was a great success and we have been invited to continue our relationship with the TNNA and to produce another program in June 20001 in Cappadoccia. The WFRC is also pleased to welcome the TNNA as a new member of the WFRC Advisory Council.