Achaia: Achaia, a Roman province including most of GreeceOriginal Word: ἈχαϊαTransliteration:
(ach-ah-ee'-ah)Part of Speech:
Noun, FeminineShort Definition:
Achaia, a Roman province including most of GreeceMeaning:
Achaia -- a Roman province including most of Greece
Of uncertain derivation; Achaia (i.e. Greece), a country of Europe -- Achaia.
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 882: ἈχαΐαἈχαΐα
(see Iota)), Ἀχαΐας
1. in a restricted sense, the maritime region of northern Peloponnesus.
2. in a broader sense, from <146 b.c.=""> 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.)<1>