Lycia

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Ly·ci·a

 (lĭsh′ē-ə, lĭsh′ə)
An ancient country and Roman province of southwest Asia Minor on the Aegean Sea. Ruled from early times by Persia and Syria, it was annexed by Rome in the first century ad.

Lycia

(ˈlɪsɪə)
n
(Placename) an ancient region on the coast of SW Asia Minor: a Persian, Rhodian, and Roman province

Ly•ci•a

(ˈlɪʃ i ə)

n.
an ancient country in SW Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
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We visited the ruined hill-top citadel of Tlos, a powerful member of the Lycian League, a democratic federation of cities founded in 186BC.
Two seem to have been part of a tropaeum which was built into the wall above the city gate, and a third was found lying nearby.(23) All three honour an admiral called Aichmon who was elected to command the Lycian League's war fleet, fought a naval battle around Gelidonya, and won several victories on land.