an ancient district in SW Asia Minor.
Historical Examples

But Agesilaus, instead of advancing upon Caria, turned right about and marched in the direction of Phrygia.
Agesilaus Xenophon

What could be clearer, therefore, than that he was about to make a dash at the satrap’s home in Caria?
Agesilaus Xenophon

Telmissus was a city of Caria, celebrated for the skill of its inhabitants in divination.
The Anabasis of Alexander Arrian of Nicomedia

I will tell you what the Satrap of Caria said to me about that when I supped with him.
The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 1 (of 4) Thomas Babington Macaulay

These ineffectual efforts induced the ephors to send a despatch bidding Thibron give up Larisa and march upon Caria.
Hellenica Xenophon

The Caunians were aborigines of Caria, although they affected to come from Crete.
The Geography of Strabo, Volume III (of 3) Strabo

But, instead of marching straight into Caria, Agesilaus turned sharp off in the opposite direction towards Phrygia.
Hellenica Xenophon

It comes from Caria, near Alabanda, and from Miletus in the same province.
De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola

And this is no great marvel; for even those who live in inland parts have such wells, as notably Aphrodisienses in Caria.
Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Vol VIII Various

In Asia they occupied the coasts of Mysia and Caria; a strip of land which from thence derived the appellation of Æolis.
A Manual of Ancient History A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

an ancient region of SW Asia Minor, on the Aegean Sea: chief cities were Halicarnassus and Cnidus: corresponds to the present-day Turkish districts of S Aydin and W Muğla


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