Nicaea definition by Webster's New World
ancient city in Bithynia, NW Asia Minor: site of two church councils: the Nicene Creed was formulated here in 325
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- Nicaean adjective, noun
Nicaea definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An ancient city of Bithynia in northwest Asia Minor. Dating from the fourth century B.C., it flourished during Roman times. The Nicene Creed was adopted at an ecumenical council convened here by Constantine I in A.D. 325.
- Ni·caeˈan adjective