Colossians

Colossians

[kuh-losh-uhnz]
noun (used with a singular verb)
a book of the new testament, written by Paul. Abbreviation: Col.
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Colossian

[kuh-losh-uhn]
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Colossae.
2.
one of the Christians of Colossae, to whom Paul addressed one of his Epistles.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to Colossae or its inhabitants.

Origin:
< Latin Coloss(ae) (< Greek Kolossaî) + -ian

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Colossian (kəˈlɒʃən)
 
n
1.  a native or inhabitant of Colossae
2.  New Testament any of the Christians of Colossae to whom St Paul's Epistle was addressed

Colossians (kəˈlɒʃənz)
 
n
(functioning as singular) a book of the New Testament (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians)

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