[ thes-uh-loh-nee-uh nz ]
/ ˌθɛs əˈloʊ ni ənz /
noun (used with a singular verb)
either of two books of the New Testament, I Thessalonians or II Thessalonians, written by Paul. Abbreviation: Thes., Thess.
Definition for thessalonians (2 of 2)
[ thes-uh-loh-nee-uh n ]
/ ˌθɛs əˈloʊ ni ən /
of or relating to Thessalonike or its inhabitants.
a native or inhabitant of Thessalonike.
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British Dictionary definitions for thessalonians (1 of 2)
/ (ˌθɛsəˈləʊnɪənz) /
(functioning as singular) either of two books of the New Testament (in full The First and Second Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians)
British Dictionary definitions for thessalonians (2 of 2)
/ (ˌθɛsəˈləʊnɪən) /
of or relating to ancient Thessalonica (modern Salonika)
an inhabitant of ancient Thessalonica
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