Phrygia

geographical name
Phry·​gia | \ ˈfri-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce Phrygia (audio) \

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ancient country in west central Asia Minor divided about 400 b.c. into Greater Phrygia (the inland region) and Lesser Phrygia (the region along the Dardanelles)

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“Phrygia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phrygia. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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