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pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
See Table at Bible.
[Latin Colossēnsēs, inhabitants of Colossae, from Colossae, Colossae, from Greek Kolossai.]
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(Bible) (functioning as singular) a book of the New Testament (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians)
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n. (used with a sing. v.)
a book of the New Testament written by Paul to the church at Colossae.
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|Noun||1.||Colossians - a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the Colossians in ancient Phrygia|
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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