Definition of Colossian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of the city of Colossae in ancient Phrygia.

Generic synonyms: Phrygian
Specialized synonyms: Philemon



Definition of Colossian

1. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to, Colossae ¹

2. Noun. Someone from Colossae ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colossian

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Colorado River hemp
Colorado Springs
Colorado beetle
Colorado beetles
Colorado blue spruce
Colorado fir
Colorado four o'clock
Colorado potato beetle
Colorado spruce
Colorado tick fever
Colored People's Time
Coloss.
Colossae
Colosseum
Colossian (current term)
Colossians
Colossus of Rhodes
Colour Index
Colson
Colton
Coluber
Coluber constrictor
Coluber constrictor flaviventris
Coluber hippocrepis
Colubrina
Columba
Columba fasciata
Columba livia
Columba palumbus

Literary usage of Colossian

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1. The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and by Samuel Rolles Driver, Charles Augustus Briggs, Alfred Plummer (1897)
"But there is no need to assume an identity of origin of the Colossian heresy ... Notwithstanding its affinities with Gnosticism, the Colossian heresy must ..."

2. Expository Lectures on St. Paul's Epistle to the Colossians: Being an by Daniel Wilson (1845)
"THE Colossian CHRISTIANS ACCEPTED WITHOUT LEGAL OBSERVANCES—THEIR ABOLITION- TRIUMPH OF THE CROSS. COL. ii. 13—17. THE apostle having cleared the capital ..."

3. An Introduction to the Literature of the New Testament by James Moffatt (1911)
"Furthermore, the supposed aim of the original Colossian epistle, viz., to oppose the </>i\oo-o</>i'u of Philo, involves too restricted a meaning of ..."

4. Popular Lectures on the Books of the New Testament by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1914)
"THE EPISTLE TO PHILEMON PHILEMON was perhaps a native, and certainly a resident, of the city of Colosse, one of the Colossian Christians, therefore, ..."

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