[ ih-fee-zhuhn ]
/ ɪˈfi ʒən /
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of or relating to Ephesus.
a native or inhabitant of Ephesus.
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Origin of Ephesian
1350–1400; Middle English Effesian<Latin Ephesi(us) (<Greek Ephésios) + -an
Words nearby Ephesian
ephemeris second, ephemeris time, ephemeron, ephemeropteran, ephemerous, Ephesian, Ephesians, Ephesus, ephippium, ephod, ephor
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How to use Ephesian in a sentence
Next is a harbour called Panormus, with a temple of the Ephesian Diana; then the city.
He praises also the reply of an Ephesian to the king, “that it was not fit that a god should provide temples in honour of gods.”
Besides being a place of worship, a museum and a sanctuary, the Ephesian temple was a great bank.
And so have we seen these Ephesian soldiers putting on the girdle.The Whole Armour of God|John Henry Jowett
It is plain that this was the use made of it by the Ephesian teachers.Sermons Preached at Brighton|Frederick W. Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for Ephesian
/ (ɪˈfiːʒən) /
of or relating to Ephesus
an inhabitant or native of Ephesus
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