an ancient city in W Asia Minor, S of Smyrna (Izmir): famous temple of Artemis, or Diana; early Christian community.
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How to use Ephesus in a sentence
In Turkey, Sehirli still has plenty to show visitors outside of Goköva, like the ancient city of Ephesus.Climate Change Won't Kill Tourism, But the Industry Is in for a Painful Reckoning | Ciara Nugent | August 18, 2021 | Time
He set fire to the famous Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, in what is now Turkey and then allowed himself to be caught.
Third cumenical council assembled at Ephesus, to execute the decree of pope Celestine as to the heresy of Nestorius.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The legend of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus strikingly illustrates the wondrous transformation of society.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
During the reign of Theodore the Bishop of Ephesus found them there, blooming like roses.The Story Of The Duchess Of Cicogne And Of Monsieur De Boulingrin | Anatole France
An angry controversy resulted, to appease which Theodosius the younger assembled the Council of Ephesus.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
The voyage from Ephesus in a straight line is 70 stadia, and including the winding of the bays, 120.
British Dictionary definitions for Ephesus
(in ancient Greece) a major trading city on the W coast of Asia Minor: famous for its temple of Artemis (Diana); sacked by the Goths (262 ad)
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