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also Kon·ia  (kôn-yä′)
A city of southwest-central Turkey south of Ankara. Built on the site of an ancient Phrygian city, Konya was a powerful Seljuk sultanate from the 11th to the 13th century.
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(ˈkɔːnjɑː) or


(Placename) a city in SW central Turkey: in ancient times a Phrygian city and capital of Lycaonia. Pop: 883 000 (2005 est). Ancient name: Iconium
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(ˈkɔn yɑ, kɔnˈyɑ)

a city in S Turkey, S of Ankara. 576,000.
Ancient, Iconium.
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