Definition of Ephesus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈefəsəs/
An ancient Greek city on the western coast of Asia Minor, in modern Turkey, site of the temple of Diana. It is an important center of early Christianity. St. Paul preached here, and St. John is said to have lived here.

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Syllabification: Eph·e·sus

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