Asia Minor

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From Latin Asia Minor (lesser Asia), distinguishing it from Asia Major (i.e., Asia as a whole).

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Asia Minor

  1. A large peninsula, mostly coterminous with Anatolia, between the Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean Sea and the Black Sea; it makes up the Asian part of Turkey.
    Synonyms: Anatolia, Lesser Asia, Turkey

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