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Tauchīra

or Teuchīra (Ταύχειρα, Τεύχειρα). A colony of Cyrené, on the northwestern coast of Cyrenaïca, in Northern Africa. Under the Ptolemies it was called Arsinoë. It was a chief seat of the worship of Cybelé, who had here a great temple and an annual festival (Herod.iv. 171; De Aed. vi. 3).

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