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 (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.
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(Placename) an ancient region on the coast of SW Asia Minor: a Persian, Rhodian, and Roman province
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(ˈlɪʃ i ə)

an ancient country in SW Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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Noun1.Lycia - an ancient region on the coast of southwest Asia MinorLycia - an ancient region on the coast of southwest Asia Minor
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
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Nicola Roberts, 29, an estate agent from Brackla, Bridgend, was on a seven-day break with her partner Gareth David, 36, in Liberty Hotels' Lykia Holiday World Hotel in Olu Deniz, Turkey when she was taken ill two years ago.
One of the most famous examples of this kind of marriage is that of Bellerophontes, (54) to whom the king of Lykia gave his daughter and the half part of his kingdom (while still alive.
Reigning champion Marks had to battle his way back into contention after carding a disappointing 27 points on the opening day at the Lykia Links course in Antalya, which left him well down the field in 13th spot.
Centara Grand Lykia World Resort & Spa will be the first venture into Turkey.
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Thomas Cook has a new range of packages at hotels catering for kids, including five-star Liberty Hotels Lykia in Oludeniz, Turkey, from PS639pp (flights and accommodation extra).
The additions to the collection of premium four and five-star hotels bring the range to 26 and a week all-inclusive at the five-star Sentido Lykia Resort & Spa in Oludeniz, Turkey, will cost from PS749 per person, departing from Gatwick on May 6 and based on two sharing.
Club Med Belek enjoys a location next to Lykia Links 18-hole championship golf course.
The couple have three children, 21-month-old Lykia, three-yearold Michaela, and seven-yearold Lillie McWilliams.
(Actually, she had propositioned Bellerophon, and he had rebuffed her.) Believing his wife, but regarding Bellerophon as his guest and hence under his protection while in Argos, Proitos sends Bellerophon off to Lykia with a folded tablet, on which there are some se*mata lugra "baleful / destructive signs." Upon his arrival, Bellerophon is straightway sent on various dangerous tasks, pretty clearly as a result of the Lykian king's perusal (6.176-178) of the tablet.