Ephesus

[ ef-uh-suh s ]
/ ˈɛf ə səs /

noun

an ancient city in W Asia Minor, S of Smyrna (Izmir): famous temple of Artemis, or Diana; early Christian community.

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Ephesus
/ (ˈɛfɪsəs) /

noun

(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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