Nicaea

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geographical name Ni·caea \nī-ˈsē-ə\
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Nice

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Definition of Nicaea

  1. ancient city of the Byzantine Empire The site of Nicaea is at the modern village of Iznik in northwestern Turkey in Asia at the eastern end of Iznik Lake.

Nicaean

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NICAEA Defined for English Language Learners

Nicaea

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geographical name Ni·caea \nī-ˈsē-ə\

Definition of Nicaea for English Language Learners

  • : city in ancient Bithynia


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