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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Colony

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Spoken of Philippi in Macedonia. Under Augustus that city became a Roman colony. Acts 16:12,21 . Such colonies were subject to the parent government, and the townsmen enjoyed the privilege of Roman citizenship.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Colony'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/c/colony.html. 1897.

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