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[mahy-ruh] /ˈmaɪ rə/

an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Lycia.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “extraordinary.”.

one of the chief towns of Lycia, in Asia Minor, about 2 1/2 miles from the coast (Acts 27:5). Here Paul removed from the Adramyttian ship in which he had sailed from Caesarea, and entered into the Alexandrian ship, which was afterwards wrecked at Melita (27:39-44).


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