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Patmos

[pat-mos, -mohs, -muh s; Greek paht-maws]
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noun
  1. one of the Dodecanese Islands, off the SW coast of Asia Minor: St. John is supposed to have been exiled here (Rev. 1:9). 13 sq. mi. (34 sq. km).
Italian Pat·mo [paht-maw] /ˈpɑt mɔ/.
Related formsPat·mi·an, adjective
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Patmos

noun
  1. a Greek island in the Aegean, in the NW Dodecanese: St John's place of exile (about 95 ad), where he wrote the Apocalypse. Pop: 2984 (2001). Area: 34 sq km (13 sq miles)
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