: Eth. Τερμερεύς
), a maritime town of Caria, on the south coast of the peninsula of Halicarnassus, near Cape Termerium. (Hdt. 5.37
; Strab. xiv. p.657
; Plin. Nat. 5.29
; Steph. B. sub voce
who erroneously assigns the town to Lycia.) Under the Romans this Dorian town was a free city.
According to Suidas (s. v.) the place gave rise to the proverbial expression Τερμέρια κακά,
it being used as a prison by the rulers of Caria; but his remark that it was situated between Melos and Halicarnassus is unintelligible. Cramer supposes its site to be marked by the modern Carbaglar or Gumishlu.