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Thessalonians

[thes-uh-loh-nee-uh nz] /ˌθɛs əˈloʊ ni ənz/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
either of two books of the New Testament, I Thessalonians or II Thessalonians, written by Paul.
Abbreviation: Thes., Thess.

Thessalonian

[thes-uh-loh-nee-uh n] /ˌθɛs əˈloʊ ni ən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Thessalonike or its inhabitants.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Thessalonike.
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Thessalonians

/ˌθɛsəˈləʊnɪənz/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) either of two books of the New Testament (in full The First and Second Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians)

Thessalonian

/ˌθɛsəˈləʊnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to ancient Thessalonica (modern Salonika)
noun
2.
an inhabitant of ancient Thessalonica
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