from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient Greek city of southwest Asia Minor on the Aegean Sea in present-day Turkey. In the fourth century B.C. Queen Artemisia built a magnificent tomb here for her husband, King Mausolus. His mausoleum was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
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- proper n. ancient Greek city on the southwest coast of Caria, Anatolia
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- n. an ancient Greek city on the southwestern coast of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; site of the mausoleum at Halicarnassus
From Ancient Greek Ἁλικαρνασσός (Halikarnassos). (Wiktionary)