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From Ancient Greek Σελεύκεια (Seleúkeia), usually in honor of Seleucus I, founder of the Seleucid Empire which succeeded to Alexander the Great’s conquests in Syria and Central Asia.


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Seleucia (plural Seleucias)

  1. (historical) Any of several cities in the ancient Western Asia, including:
    1. Seleucia-on-Tigris or Seleucia on the Tigris, the capital of the Seleucid Empire.
    2. Seleucia Pieria, the port of Antioch.
    3. The Seleucia located in Sittacene near the Seleucia-on-Tigris; also known as Kokhe, Mahoza, Veh-Ardashir, or Bahurasir

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Seleucia” in Unabridged,, LLC, 1995–present.
  2. ^ Seleucia” in the Collins English Dictionary
  3. 3.0 3.1 Seleucia” in, Huntingdon Valley, Pa.: Farlex, Inc., 2003–2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Seleucia” in Michael Agnes, editor-in-chief, Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th edition, Cleveland, Oh.: Wiley, 2010, →ISBN; reproduced on the Collins English Dictionary
  5. ^ The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia

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From Ancient Greek Σελεύκεια (Seleúkeia).

Proper noun[edit]

Seleucia f sg (genitive Seleuciae); first declension

  1. Any of several cities in the ancient Middle East, including:
    1. Seleucia ad Tigrim, the capital of the Seleucid Empire


First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Seleucia
Genitive Seleuciae
Dative Seleuciae
Accusative Seleuciam
Ablative Seleuciā
Vocative Seleucia
Locative Seleuciae



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Proper noun[edit]

Seleucia f

  1. Seleucia (city)