[pi-sid-ee-uh, pahy-] /pɪˈsɪd i ə, paɪ-/

an ancient country in S Asia Minor: later a Roman province.

a district in Asia Minor, to the north of Pamphylia. The Taurus range of mountains extends through it. Antioch, one of its chief cities, was twice visited by Paul (Acts 13:14; 14:21-24).

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