Ephrata

adjective
Eph·​ra·​ta | \ ˈefrətə \

Definition of Ephrata

: of or relating to a monastic community of German Seventh-Day Baptists founded in Pennsylvania in the early part of the 18th century

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from Ephrata, Pennsylvania, where the community was established

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“Ephrata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ephrata. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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