Seleucid



noun, plural Seleucidae
[si-loo-si-dee] /sɪˈlu sɪˌdi/ (Show IPA)
1.
a member of a Macedonian dynasty, 312–64 b.c., that ruled an empire that included much of Asia Minor, Syria, Persia, Bactria, and Babylonia.
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Seleucids or their dynasty.
noun (pl) -cids, -cidae (-sɪˌdiː)
1.
a member of a royal dynasty (312–64 bc) that at the zenith of its power ruled over an area extending from Thrace to India
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or supporting the Seleucids or their dynasty

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