Definition of Lydia

1. Noun. An ancient region on the coast of western Asia Minor; a powerful kingdom until conquered by the Persians in 546 BC.




Definition of Lydia

1. Proper noun. A historic region of SW Asia Minor. ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) A woman converted by Paul; presumably named for ancestry or residence in Lydia. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek female given name) of biblical origin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lydia

Lycopodium lucidulum
Lycopodium obscurum
Lycopodium selago
Lycopsida
Lycopus
Lycopus americanus
Lycopus europaeus
Lycopus virginicus
Lycosa
Lycosa tarentula
Lycosidae
Lycra
Lycra lout
Lycras
Lydd
Lydia (current term)
Lydia Kamekeha Paki Liliuokalani
Lydian
Lydian mode
Lydians
Lyell
Lyell's disease
Lyell's syndrome
Lygaeidae
Lyginopteridales
Lyginopteris
Lygodium microphyllum
Lygodium palmatum
Lygus
Lygus lineolaris

Literary usage of Lydia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"The order dismissing Lydia Hayden from the mortgage foreclosure suit was ... The two amendments relating to the representations made by Lydia Hayden to the ..."

2. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"Lydia [wife of] William Lowder,1 a young woman of 16 years, is deliver'd of 1 The ... Each had a daughter Lydia. John, son of James, had a Lydia born Aug. ..."

3. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1915)
"In Ezk 30° the RV has changed Lydia into Lud, and the country Lydia is never ... Like many other geographical and ethnological names, Lydia ceased to have ..."

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