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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Bi·thyn·ia /bəˈθɪniə/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an ancient country in northwestern Asia Minor in what is now
          Turkey; was absorbed into the Roman Empire by the end of
          the 1st century BC

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a province in Asia Minor, to the south of the Euxine and
    Propontis. Christian congregations were here formed at an early
    time (1 Pet. 1:1). Paul was prevented by the Spirit from
    entering this province (Acts 16:7). It is noted in church
    history as the province ruled over by Pliny as Roman proconsul,
    who was perplexed as to the course he should take with the
    numerous Christians brought before his tribunal on account of
    their profession of Christianity and their conduct, and wrote to
    Trajan, the emperor, for instructions (A.D. 107).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Bithynia, violent precipitation