(ap uhl loh' nih uh). Place name meaning, “belonging to Apollo.” Paul visited Apollonia on his second missionary journey, though the Bible reports no activity there (Acts 17:1). The city is in northern Greece or Macedonia on the international highway called Via Egnatia, 30 miles from Amphipolis and 38 miles from Thessalonica.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'APOLLONIA'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".