Seleucia

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See also: Selêucia

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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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Proper noun[edit]

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.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Seleucia” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.
  2. ^ Seleucia” in the Collins English Dictionary, Glasgow: HarperCollins Publishers.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Seleucia” in TheFreeDictionary.com, Huntingdon Valley, Pa.: Farlex, Inc., 2003–2017.
  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 978-0-02-863118-9; reproduced on the Collins English Dictionary, Glasgow: HarperCollins Publishers.
  5. ^ The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σελεύκεια (Seleúkeia).

Proper noun[edit]

Seleucia f (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

Declension[edit]

First declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Seleucia
genitive Seleuciae
dative Seleuciae
accusative Seleuciam
ablative Seleuciā
vocative Seleucia
locative Seleuciae

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Seleucia f

  1. Seleucia (city)