noun, plural in form but singular in construction Thes·sa·lo·nians \ˌthe-sə-ˈlō-nyənz, -nē-ənz\

Definition of Thessalonians

  1. :  either of two letters written by St. Paul to the Christians of Thessalonica and included as books in the New Testament — see bible table

Origin and Etymology of thessalonians

Thessalonian inhabitant of ancient Thessalonica, irregular from Thessalonica

First Known Use: 1636

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