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ephesus meaning and definition

EPHESUS noun

Definition of Ephesus (noun)

  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
Source: Princeton University Wordnet