882. Achaia
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Achaia: Achaia, a Roman province incl. most of Greece
Original Word: Ἀχαϊα, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Achaia
Phonetic Spelling: (ach-ah-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: Achaia
Definition: the Roman Province Achaia, governed by a proconsul, and practically conterminous with modern Greece before 1912.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Achaia, a Roman province incl. most of Greece
NASB Translation
Achaia (10).

STRONGS NT 882: Ἀχαΐα

Ἀχαΐα (WH Ἀχαΐα (see Iota)), Ἀχαΐας, , Achaia;

1. in a restricted sense, the maritime region of northern Peloponnesus.

2. in a broader sense, from on (yet see Dict. of Geog. under the word), a Roman province embracing all Greece except Thessaly. So in the N. T.: Acts 18:12, 27; Acts 19:21; Romans 15:26; Romans 16:5 Rec.; 1 Corinthians 16:15; 2 Corinthians 1:1; 2 Corinthians 9:2; 2 Corinthians 11:10; 1 Thessalonians 1:7f (B. D. under the word.)


Of uncertain derivation; Achaia (i.e. Greece), a country of Europe -- Achaia.

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