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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“Derbe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Derbe. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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