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Λευκόσυροι—i. e. White Syrians). A name given by the Greeks to the inhabitants of Cappadocia, who were of the Syrian race, in contradistinction to the Syrian tribes of a darker colour beyond the Taurus. Later, the name was applied to the people in the north of the country between the rivers Halys and Iris (Xen. Anab. v. 6).

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