[kuh-losh-uh n]


a native or inhabitant of Colossae.
one of the Christians of Colossae, to whom Paul addressed one of his Epistles.


of or relating to Colossae or its inhabitants.

Origin of Colossian

< Latin Coloss(ae) (< Greek Kolossaî) + -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a native or inhabitant of Colossae
New Testament any of the Christians of Colossae to whom St Paul's Epistle was addressed
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