Definition of Ambrose

1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397).

Definition of Ambrose

1. n. A sweet-scented herb; ambrosia. See Ambrosia, 3.

Definition of Ambrose

1. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek male given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

3. Noun. A sweet-scented herb; ambrosia. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ambrose

Ambloplites rupestris
Amblyomma americanum
Amblyomma cajennense
Amblyomma maculatum
Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Ambonese Malay
Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti
Ambrose (current term)
Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Everett Burnside
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Ambrosia psilostachya
Ambrosia trifida
Ambu bag
Ambystoma maculatum
Ambystoma mexicanum
Ambystoma talpoideum
Ambystoma tigrinum

Literary usage of Ambrose

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1. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"Ambrose considers the toleration of the Jewish, as the persecution of the Christian, religion; boldly declares that he himself, and every true believer, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1864)
"St. Bede. St. Ambrose—St. Bernard. St. Ambrose—St.Gre. ... St. Gregory. P. Urban VIII. St. Ambrose. Prudentius. St. Ambrose. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"had disposed him to love and admire the character of Ambrose, who united all ... Ambrose con- Milera the toleration of the Jewish as the persecution of the ..."

4. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, Joseph Torrey (1849)
"Ambrose, who, as consular over the provinces of Liguria and . ... A child — perhaps so instructed — shouted the name of Ambrose ; and this was considered to ..."

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