from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Table at Bible.

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  • n. Plural form of Colossian.
  • proper n. The twelfth book of the New Testament of the Bible, an epistle to the people of Colossae which is attributed to Paul the Apostle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the Colossians in ancient Phrygia


Latin Colossēnsēs, inhabitants of Colossae, from Colossae, Colossae, from Greek Kolossai.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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