Definitions for lydiaˈlɪd i ə
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an ancient region on the coast of western Asia Minor; a powerful kingdom until conquered by the Persians in 546 BC
A historic region of SW Asia Minor.
A woman converted by Paul; presumably named for ancestry or residence in Lydia.
of biblical origin.
Origin: Λυδία, said to be named for a king Λυδός (Lydus).
Lydia was an Iron Age kingdom of western Asia Minor located generally east of ancient Ionia in the modern Turkish provinces of Uşak, Manisa and inland İzmir. Its population spoke an Anatolian language known as Lydian. At its greatest extent, the Kingdom of Lydia covered all of western Anatolia. Lydia was a satrapy of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, with Sardis as its capital. Tabalus, appointed by Cyrus the Great, was the first satrap.. Lydia was later the name of a Roman province. Coins are said to have been invented in Lydia around the 7th century BC.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a country of Asia Minor; seat of an early civilisation, and a centre of influences which affected both the religion and culture of Greece; was noted for its music and purple dyes.
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I've played quite a few times with Lydia Ko. Lydia Ko just hits it dead straight every time and holes a few putts.
I think I’m ready, yeah, 17 is young. As you’ve seen with Lydia Ko and Lexi Thompson and even Jessica Korda, there are a lot of great names that have been able to do it. I’m hoping that I’m one of them.
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