Ephesus

geographical name
Eph·​e·​sus | \ ˈe-fə-səs How to pronounce Ephesus (audio) \

Definition of Ephesus

ancient city in western Asia Minor in Ionia near the Aegean coast; its site is south-southeast of Izmir

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Ephesian \ i-​ˈfē-​zhən How to pronounce Ephesian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Ephesus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ephesus. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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