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 (gə-lā′shə, -shē-ə)
An ancient country of central Asia Minor in the region surrounding modern Ankara, Turkey. Settled by Celtic tribes in the third century bc, it became a Roman province in 25 bc.

Ga·la′tian adj. & n.


(ɡəˈleɪʃə; -ʃɪə)
(Placename) an ancient region in central Asia Minor, conquered by Gauls 278–277 bc: later a Roman province


(gəˈleɪ ʃə, -ʃi ə)

an ancient country in central Asia Minor: later a Roman province; site of an early Christian community.
Ga•la′tian, adj., n.
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Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
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Speaking on Sunday in Xylofagou, at the funeral of Vassilis Yiannaka from Eptakomi, who went missing in 1974 after he was murdered in a mass execution during the Turkish invasion, and whose remains were found in 2017 in Galatia village, Photiou said that Ankara has been showing lately its real intentions as regards the solution of the Cyprus problem.
Countries like Galicia, Gaul, Gallia, Galatia, Eastern Galicia (SE Poland and NW Ukraine) and Galitsch (in northern Russia).
s (MEC) once-bustling Galatia underground coal mining complex in Saline County, Illinois, is less busy these days after coal production essentially ceased this summer at the New Future mine, coming on the heels of a similar move at its sister New Era operation.
In addition to the before mentioned sites, the CMPs bicommunal excavation teams are continuing excavations in Galatia, Neo Chorio Kythreas, Voni military zone, Karavas area, Ayia Irini village, Agios Dometios within the former ELDYK military camp and Konia village of Pafos District.
Others include Fortified Jack the Devil, Wylam Galatia and Gold Tankard, and Tynebank Summer Breeze and Silver Dollar, while ciders include the new Somersby Strawberry and Rhubarb and Westons Old Rosie.
It was directed to the church of Galatia as Paul was talking to early Christians about moving from the law of Moses to the new Christian church.
Who is the Pygmalion that brought this Galatia to life?
A notable shift in the way Paul raised the collection fills chapter 6: According to 1 Corinthians 16:1-4, Paul told (dietaxa, "commanded") churches in Galatia to contribute to the collection and wrote the Corinthians similarly and emphatically: "so you also are to do" using two imperatives.
The title page of the work was emblazoned with the Apostle Paul's admonition to the church at Galatia, clearly intended as a not-so-subtle rebuke to the Congregational establishment: "Ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
It is a letter from Paul the Apostle to a number of Early Christian communities in the Roman province of Galatia in central Anatolia.
Cappadocia, in this sense, was bounded in the south by the chain of the Taurus Mountains that separate it from Cilicia, to the east by the upper Euphrates and the Armenian Highland, to the north by Pontus, and to the west by Lycaonia and eastern Galatia.