Meaning of patmos


Pronunciation: (pat'mos, -mōs, -mus Gk. pät'môs), [key]
  1. one of the Dodecanese Islands, off the SW coast of Asia Minor: St. John is supposed to have been exiled here (Rev. 1:9). 2432; 13 sq. mi. (34 sq. km). Italian,
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