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Smith's Bible Dictionary
A'sia. (orient). The passages in the New Testament where this word occurs are the following; Acts 2:9; Acts 6:9; Acts 16:6; Acts 19:10; Acts 19:22; Acts 19:26-27; Acts 20:4; Acts 20:16; Acts 20:18; Acts 21:27; Acts 27:2; Romans 16:5; 1 Corinthians 16:19; 2 Corinthians 1:8; 2 Timothy 1:15; 1 Peter 1:1; Revelation 1:4; Revelation 1:11.
In all these, it may be confidently stated that the word is used for a Roman province which embraced the western part of the peninsula of Asia Minor and of which Ephesus was the capital.
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Asia'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/a/asia.html. 1901.