Synonyms of ephesus


1. Ephesus

usage: 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. Ephesus, Council of Ephesus, ecumenical council

usage: the third ecumenical council in 431 which declared Mary as mother of God and condemned Pelagius

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