Achaea

geographical name
\ ə-ˈkē-ə How to pronounce Achaea (audio) \
variants: or Achaia \ ə-​ˈkī-​ə How to pronounce Achaia (audio) , -​ˈkā-​ \

Definition of Achaea

region in southern Greece, in the northern Peloponnese bordering on the Gulfs of Corinth and Patras

Other Words from Achaea

Achaean \ ə-​ˈkē-​ən How to pronounce Achaean (audio) \ or Achaian \ ə-​ˈkī-​ən How to pronounce Achaian (audio) , -​ˈkā-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Achaea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Achaea. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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