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SUA´GELA (Σουάγελα), a town of Caria, in which was shown the tomb of Car, the ancestor of all the Carians; the place was in fact believed to have received its name from this circumstance, for in Carian σοῦα signified a tomb, and γέλας a king. (Steph. B. sub voce Strabo, who calls the place Syangela (xiii. p. 611), states that this town and Myndus were preserved at the time when Mausolus united six other towns to form Halicarnassus.


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