Word Summary
Kolossai: Colossae, a city in Phrygia
Original Word: Κολοσσαί
Transliteration: Kolossai
Phonetic Spelling: (kol-os-sah'-ee)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: Colossae, a city in Phrygia
Meaning: Colossae -- a city in Phrygia
Strong's Concordance

Apparently feminine plural of kolossos ("colossal"); Colossae, a place in Asia Minor -- Colosse.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2857: Κολασσαί

Κολασσαί, see Κολοσσαί.

STRONGS NT 2857: ΚολοσσαίΚολοσσαί (R T WH, the classical form), and Κολασσαί (Rst L Tr, apparently the later popular form; (see WH. Introductory § 423,and especially Lightfoots Commentary on Colossians, p. 16f); cf. Winers Grammar, p. 44; and on the plural Winer's Grammar, § 27, 3), Κολοσσων, αἱ, Colossae, anciently a large and flourishing city, but in Strabo's time a πόλισμα (i. e. small town (Lightfoot)) of Phrygia Major situated on the Lycus, not far from its junction with the Maeander, and in the neighborhood of Laodicea and Hierapolis (Herodotus 7, 30; Xenophon, an. 1, 2, 6; Strabo 12, 8, 13, p. 576; Pliny, h. n. 5, 41), together with which cities it was destroyed by an earthquake (about) A.D. 66 ((Eusebius, chron. Ol. 210); Orosius Paulus, 7, 7 (see especially Lightfoot as above, p. 38)): Colossians 1:2. (See the full description, with copious references, by Lightfoot as above, pp. 1-72.)