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geographical name Se·leu·cia \sə-ˈlü-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of Seleucia

  1. 1 or Seleucia Tracheotis play \ˌtrā-kē-ˈō-təs\ ancient city SE Asia Minor in Cilicia SW of Tarsus

  2. 2 ancient city, chief city of the Seleucid Empire; ruins now in Iraq on the Tigris SSE of Baghdad

  3. 3 or Seleucia Pieria play \pī-ˈir-ē-ə, -ˈer-\ ancient city Asia Minor N of mouth of the Orontes; port for Antioch

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