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Candace (kăn´dəsē, kăndā´sē), title for queens in ancient Ethiopia. One of them made war (c.22 BC) on the Roman governor of Egypt, who defeated her and destroyed Napata, her capital. Another Candace is mentioned in the Bible as the queen of the eunuch converted by Philip (Acts 8.27–39).

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Candace in biblical times, a title of queen mothers who ruled Ethiopia; in Acts 8:27, the apostle Philip converts and baptizes the chamberlain of one of these queens.

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