Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient region of southeast Asia Minor along the Mediterranean Sea south of the Taurus Mountains. The area was conquered by Alexander the Great and later became part of the Roman Empire. It was the site of an independent Armenian state from 1080 to 1375.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of cilicium.

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  • proper noun historical an ancient region of south-eastern Asia Minor, famed for cilicehaircloth made from the hair of Cilician goats

Etymologies

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From Latin Cilicia, from Ancient Greek Κιλικία.

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