Seleucia


Se·leu·cia

geographical name \sə-ˈlü-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of SELEUCIA

1
or Seleucia Tra·che·o·tis \ˌtrā-kē-ˈō-təs\ ancient city SE Asia Minor in Cilicia SW of Tarsus
2
ancient city, chief city of the Seleucid Empire; ruins now in Iraq on the Tigris SSE of Baghdad
3
or Seleucia Pi·er·ia \pī-ˈir-ē-ə, -ˈer-\ ancient city Asia Minor N of mouth of the Orontes; port for Antioch

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