Definition of James Ussher

1. Noun. Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).

Exact synonyms: James Usher, Usher, Ussher
Generic synonyms: Archpriest, Hierarch, High Priest, Prelate, Primate



Lexicographical Neighbors of James Ussher

James Monroe
James Murray
James Naismith
James Neville Mason
James Parkinson
James Polk
James Prescott Joule
James Riddle Hoffa
James River
James Scott Connors
James Thomas Farrell
James Thomas Harris
James Thurber
James Tobin
James Usher
James Ussher (current term)
James Watson
James Watt
James Whitcomb Riley
James William Fulbright
James Wilson
James Wyatt
James fibres
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Jameses
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Jameson
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Literary usage of James Ussher

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh by James Stuart (1900)
"In the Burial Register, as published by Colonel Chester, 1876, the entry appears thus:—"1656 [April 17], James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, ..."

2. English Prose: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers and by Henry Craik (1920)
"... James Ussher [James Ussher was born at Dublin on the 4th of January 1581. He was nephew of Henry Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, and of Richard ..."

3. Ireland and Her People; a Library of Irish Biography: Together with a by Thomas W. H. Fitzgerald (1910)
"James Ussher James Ussher, Anglican Archbishop of Armagh, was born in the parish of St. Nicholas, Dublin, January 4, 1581. His father a clerk in the Court ..."

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