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[guh-ley-shuh, -shee-uh]
  1. an ancient country in central Asia Minor: later a Roman province; site of an early Christian community.
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Related formsGa·la·tian, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for galatia

Historical Examples of galatia

  • Recently Corinth, then Galatia was in a ferment of agitation.

    The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians

    G. G. Findlay

  • After Paul had left Galatia, certain other teachers had come into the country.

    A Brief Bible History

    James Oscar Boyd

  • Cappadocia lay on the southeast of Galatia, and south of Pontus.

  • St. Paul had, as we have heard, preached in Galatia before he went into Macedonia.

    "Granny's Chapters"

    Lady Mary Ross

  • After getting together the remnant of his forces, he marched through Galatia.

British Dictionary definitions for galatia


  1. an ancient region in central Asia Minor, conquered by Gauls 278–277 bc : later a Roman province
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