from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the ancient city of Colossæ.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Colossæ, an ancient city of Phrygia, in Asia Minor; specifically, one of the Christians of Colossæ, to whom Paul addressed one of the epistles forming part of the canon of the New Testament.
  • n. plural The abbreviated title of one of the books of the New Testament, “the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians.”

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  • n. a native or inhabitant of the city of Colossae in ancient Phrygia


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