from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient region of Asia Minor in present-day east-central Turkey. Heart of a Hittite state and later a Persian satrapy, it was annexed by the Romans in A.D. 17.
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- proper n. An ancient region in the center of Asia Minor, in present-day Turkey
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- n. an ancient country is eastern Asia Minor
From Ancient Greek Καππαδοκία (Kappadokia), from Old Persian 𐎣𐎫𐎱𐎬𐎢𐎣 (ka-ta-pa-tu-u-ka). (Wiktionary)