Nicaea

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Via Latin Nīcaea, from Ancient Greek Νίκαια (Níkaia), from νίκη (níkē, victory).

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Nicaea

  1. (historical) An ancient city in Bithynia in Asia Minor, important during Roman and Byzantine times, on the site of modern-day İznik, Turkey, to which it gave its name. Famous as the site of first council of Nicaea in 325 AD, which composed the Nicene Creed.

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Nicaea

  1. Nicaea, Hellenic city in northwestern Anatolia
  2. Nice, France
  3. Nikaia, Greece
  4. Nisa, Portugal