Definition of Gregory

1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391).

2. Noun. Italian pope from 1831 to 1846; conservative in politics and theology; worked to propagate Catholicism in England and the United States (1765-1846).

3. Noun. The pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585).

4. Noun. The Italian pope from 1406 to 1415 who worked to end the Great Schism and who retired to make it possible (1327-1417).

5. Noun. The Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085).

6. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604).

Definition of Gregory

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

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gregory

Greg Norman
Gregg Shorthand
Gregor Mendel
Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar month
Gregorian chant
Gregorian mode
Gregorian telescope
Gregory Goodwin Pincus
Gregory I
Gregory John Norman
Gregory Nazianzen
Gregory Pincus
Gregory VII
Gregory XIII
Gregory of Nazianzen
Gregory the Great
Greig's syndrome
Grenada dollar

Literary usage of Gregory

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1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"Though not at all a brilliant man, gregory j possessed many high ... A selection from these papers was published by Lady gregory in 1898, under the title of ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In his panegyric on Origen, gregory describes the method employed by that master to win ... gregory took up at first the study of philosophy; theology was ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1901)
"gregory submitted with reluctance to this humiliating exile ; he was ordained bishop of Sasima ; but he solemnly protests that he never consummated his ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1901)
"William gregory* was Born In the Year 1731 Experience gregory Horn in the year 1735 Experience gregory the Daughter of Said Wm and experience gregory was ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"Flower, Remy and gregory are and have been the attorneys of Boies, Fay, of the Importers and-Traders'National Bank of New York City for $16800, ..."

6. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"When the tatal mandate was proclaimed, gregory solicited the aid of some friendly ... The pontificate of gregory the Great, which lasted thirteen years, ..."

7. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"gregory Bay, that is about sixty miles, the difference is still more wonderful. At the former place we have rounded mountains concealed by impervious ..."

8. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1861)
"FRANK gregory, on the Expedition from Perth to the North-West of Australia. MR. FRANK gregory, on arriving in West Australia to take command of his ..."

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