- a ruined city in NE Greece, in Macedonia: Octavian and Mark Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius here, 42 b.c.; the site of one of the first Christian churches in Europe, founded by St. Paul.
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Examples from the Web for philippian
The Philippian community had an organisation primitive but sufficient.
No doubt some of the Philippian Christians possessed these privileges.
Paul would have these Philippian Christians act 'worthy of the gospel.'
Paul desired also to inform his Philippian brethren about the situation at Rome.A Brief Bible History
James Oscar Boyd
I imagine tonight we are standing in the Philippian Dungeon.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love
Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
- of or relating to the ancient Macedonian city of Philippi
- a native or inhabitant of Philippi
- an ancient city in NE Macedonia: scene of the victory of Antony and Octavian over Brutus and Cassius (42 bc)
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