Cappadocia

Cappadocia

[kap-uh-doh-shuh]
noun
an ancient country in E Asia Minor: it became a Roman province in a.d.

Cappadocian, adjective, noun
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Cappadocia (ˌkæpəˈdəʊsɪə)
 
n
an ancient region of E Asia Minor famous for its horses

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Cappadocia
ancient name for the region roughly corresponding to modern Turkey, from Gk. Kappadokía, perhaps ult. from Pers. Hvaspadakhim "land of fine horses."
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Cappadocia definition


the easternmost and the largest province of Asia Minor. Christianity very early penetrated into this country (1 Pet. 1:1). On the day of Pentecost there were Cappadocians at Jerusalem (Acts 2:9).

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