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EPHESUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Ephesus mean? 

EPHESUS (noun)
  The noun EPHESUS has 2 senses:

1. an ancient Greek city on the western shore of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; site of the Temple of Artemis; was a major trading center and played an important role in early Christianity
2. the third ecumenical council in 431 which declared Mary as mother of God and condemned Pelagius

  Familiarity information: EPHESUS used as a noun is rare.


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EPHESUS (noun)


Sense 1Ephesus [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ancient Greek city on the western shore of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; site of the Temple of Artemis; was a major trading center and played an important role in early Christianity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Ephesus" is a part of...):

Anatolia; Asia Minor (a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey)


Sense 2Ephesus [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The third ecumenical council in 431 which declared Mary as mother of God and condemned Pelagius

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Council of Ephesus; Ephesus

Hypernyms ("Ephesus" is a kind of...):

ecumenical council ((early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline)


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