Laodicea

geographical name
La·​od·​i·​cea | \ (ˌ)lā-ˌä-də-ˈsē-ə How to pronounce Laodicea (audio) , ˌlā-ə- \

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ancient city in west central Asia Minor in Phrygia

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Laodicean \ (ˌ)lā-​ˌä-​də-​ˈsē-​ən How to pronounce Laodicean (audio) , ˌlā-​ə-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Laodicea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Laodicea?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=gg&file=gglaod01. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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