Colossians

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
Co·​los·​sians | \ kə-ˈlä-shənz How to pronounce Colossians (audio) also -shē-ənz, -sē- \

Definition of Colossians

: a letter written by St. Paul to the Christians of Colossae and included as a book in the New Testament — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Colossians

1584, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Colossians was in 1584

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“Colossians.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Colossians. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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