Derbe

geographical name
Der·​be | \ ˈdər-(ˌ)bē How to pronounce Derbe (audio) \

Definition of Derbe

ancient town of southern Asia Minor in southern Lycaonia on the border of Cilicia

Note: The exact site of Derbe is unknown.

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