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Thessalonian

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

Definition of Thessalonian

: 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 \ " \

Definition of Thessalonian

plural -s
1 : a native or resident of Thessaloníki, Greece
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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