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

Definition of Seleucia

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

  2. 2 ancient and chief city of the Seleucid Empire whose ruins are in Iraq on the Tigris River south-southeast of Baghdad

  3. 3 or Seleucia Pieria \pī-ˈir-ē-ə, -ˈer-\play ancient city in Asia Minor north of the mouth of the Orontes River that was the port for the ancient city of Antioch

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