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Thessalonian

adjective Thes·sa·lo·nian \¦thesə¦lōnyən, -ōnēən\

Definition of Thessalonian

  1. :  of or relating to ancient Thessalonica, Macedonia

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Origin and Etymology of thessalonian

irregular from Thessalonica, seaport city of west central Macedonia (now Salonika) + English -an


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Thessalonian

noun Thes·sa·lo·nian \"\

Definition of Thessalonian

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a native or resident of Thessaloníki, Greece

  2. 2 Thessalonians plural in form but singular in construction :  either of two letters written by Paul to the Christians of Thessalonica and included as books in the New Testament —abbreviation Th, Thes, Thess — see bible table

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