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An ancient Lycian city of southern Asia Minor. A major seaport, it was one of the chief cities of the region.
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(ˈmaɪ rə)

an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Lycia.
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There was something about a former school chum who was also to be at Myra's house--Myra is Mary's cousin you know."
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"Guess you'll wish it was Aunt Myra when you see who has come.
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The relationship between Myra and Lily is established on such grounds.
Although Myra senses a chance to escape, she must be pushed into flying.
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