from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient town of north-central Macedonia, Greece, near the Aegean Sea. It was the site of Antony and Octavian's decisive defeat of Brutus and Cassius in 42 B.C.
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- n. a city in ancient Macedonia that was important in early Christianity
- n. Octavian and Mark Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius in 42 BC
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PHILIPPI -- The Family Dollar in Philippi was broken into over night.
PHILIPPI -- The state fire marshal has ruled a fire from over the weekend, in Philippi, arson.
From that day forward until Saint Paul visited in Roman times and founded the first Christian church in Europe on the site, the old Thracian town was known as Philippi.
There is a telling episode from Paul’s ministry in Philippi, a city in the Roman province of Macedonia.
And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of that part of Macedonia, and a colony: and we were in that city abiding certain days.
Neapolis; (12) and from thence to Philippi, which is a chief city of that part of Macedonia, a colony.
And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of part of
From there we went to Philippi, which is the principal city in that part of Macedonia.
He conquered the district, and founded there a new town called Philippi, on the site of the ancient Thracian town of Crenides.
His power was thus so far increased that he founded a new city, called Philippi, in the regions where his gold mines yielded one thousand talents yearly.
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