Definition of Sardis

1. Noun. An ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; as the capital of Lydia it was the cultural center of Asia Minor; destroyed by Tamerlane in 1402.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Republic Of Turkey, Turkey



Definition of Sardis

1. Proper noun. (historical) the ancient capital of Lydia in western Asia Minor ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sardis

Sarcostemma acidum
Sarda
Sarda chiliensis
Sarda lineolata
Sarda sarda
Sardar
Sardegna
Sardes
Sardina
Sardina pilchardus
Sardinia
Sardinian
Sardinians
Sardinops
Sardinops caerulea
Sardis
Sarf London
Sargent
Sargon
Sargonic
Sargonid
Sargonids
Sark
Sarkese
Sarkozy
Sarkozyism
Sarlacc
Sarnoff

Literary usage of Sardis

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"The Siege of sardis Croesus, believing the siege would be considerably protracted, sent other emissaries to his different confederates. ..."

2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1825)
"THE next day, in the morning, Cyrus marched towards sardis.t If we may believe ... by a single command, in a city abounding with riches as sardis did, ..."

3. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus (1824)
"But if any man should desire a more complete account, I will satisfy him: for adding the measure of the way from Ephesus to sardis to the preceding ..."

4. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus (1824)
"The inns therefore from sardis to Susa are so many. LIV. So that Aristagoras the Milesian said right, when he told Cleomenes the Lacedaemonian, ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"sardis j then lay rather apart from the great lines of communication and lost ... The country round sardis was frequently ravaged both by Christians and by ..."

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