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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of ancient Macedon, in the northeast of present-day Greece, near the Aegean Sea. It was the site of Antony and Octavian's decisive defeat of Brutus and Cassius in 42 BC.

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  • noun a city in ancient Macedonia that was important in early Christianity
  • noun Octavian and Mark Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius in 42 BC

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  • PHILIPPI -- The state fire marshal has ruled a fire from over the weekend, in Philippi, arson.

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  • PHILIPPI -- The state fire marshal has ruled a fire from over the weekend, in Philippi, arson.

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  • PHILIPPI -- The Family Dollar in Philippi was broken into over night.

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  • 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.

    Alexander the Great

  • 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.

    Alexander the Great

  • 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.

    Alexander the Great

  • There is a telling episode from Paul’s ministry in Philippi, a city in the Roman province of Macedonia.

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  • There is a telling episode from Paul’s ministry in Philippi, a city in the Roman province of Macedonia.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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