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[mish-ee-uh] /ˈmɪʃ i ə/

an ancient country in NW Asia Minor.
of or relating to Mysia, an ancient region in Asia Minor, or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Mysia
an ancient region in the NW corner of Asia Minor

a province in the north-west of Asia Minor. On his first voyage to Europe (Acts 16:7, 8) Paul passed through this province and embarked at its chief port Troas.


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