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Myra

[mahy-ruh] /ˈmaɪ rə/
noun
1.
an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Lycia.
2.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “extraordinary.”.
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  • Myra played the saxophone to one side while joe and buster performed on center stage.
Myra in the Bible

one of the chief towns of Lycia, in Asia Minor, about 2 1/2 miles from the coast (Acts 27:5). Here Paul removed from the Adramyttian ship in which he had sailed from Caesarea, and entered into the Alexandrian ship, which was afterwards wrecked at Melita (27:39-44).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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