Anatolia

geographical name
An·a·to·lia | \ˌa-nə-ˈtō-lē-ə, -ˈtōl-yə\

Definition of Anatolia 

historical name for the western part of Asia Minor, specifically the peninsula bounded by the Black Sea to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Aegean Sea to the west often used of Asia Minor in its entirety

see also anatolian

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