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Cappadocia

[kap-uh-doh-shuh] /ˌkæp əˈdoʊ ʃə/
noun
1.
an ancient country in E Asia Minor: it became a Roman province in a.d.
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Cappadocian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cappadocian

Cappadocian

/ˌkæpəˈdəʊsɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Cappadocia (an ancient region of E Asia Minor) or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Cappadocia

Cappadocia

/ˌkæpəˈdəʊsɪə/
noun
1.
an ancient region of E Asia Minor famous for its horses
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Word Origin and History for cappadocian

Cappadocia

n.

ancient name for the region roughly corresponding to modern Turkey, from Greek Kappadokía, perhaps ultimately from Persian Hvaspadakhim "land of fine horses." In ancient Athens, Cappadocians were notorious as knaves and cowards, but the region's horses were celebrated.

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cappadocian in the Bible

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).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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