Definition of Gregory I
1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604).
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Generic synonyms: Doctor, Doctor Of The Church, Bishop Of Rome, Catholic Pope, Holy Father, Pontiff, Pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar Of Christ, Saint
Derivative terms: Gregorian
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Literary usage of Gregory I
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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"I never agreed to buy the land for Gregory. I paid Gregory for the land and bought it for myself. When I got the deed. I саше and had it recorded. ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... zation is traced back to Gregory I.; cantua plann», "plain-song," in distinction from figured song; ..."
3. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1872)
"... Change after his Death, and Encroachments of the Church in the ninth Century — Primacy of the See of Rome —its early Stage — Gregory I. — Council of ..."