Definition of Savonarola

1. Noun. Italian religious and political reformer; a Dominican friar in Florence who preached against sin and corruption and gained a large following; he expelled the Medici from Florence but was later excommunicated and executed for criticizing the Pope (1452-1498).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Savonarola

Savanna
Savannah
Savannah River
Savara
Savary bougies
Savilian
Savior
Saviour
Saviours
Savitar
Savitr
Savo-Finnish
Savo Finnish
Savoie
Savona
Savonarola
Savonia
Savonian
Savoy
Savoy cabbage
Savoyard
Savoyards
Savoys
Savva
Sawan
Sawney
Sawneys
Sawyer
Saxbe fix
Saxe

Literary usage of Savonarola

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1. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1906)
"On the invasion of the French under Charles VIII., which savonarola had predicted ... savonarola 1 The two principal German biographies of savonarola are by ..."

2. The Reformation by Williston Walker (1873)
"On the invasion of the French under Charles VIII., which savonarola had predicted, he was able, through the personal respect, amounting to awe, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"savonarola began at once with the inner reform of the monastery itself. ... savonarola, who was the vicar-general of the new congregation, set the example ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"savonarola began at once with the inner reform of the monastery itself. ... savonarola, who was the vicar-general of the new congregation, set the example ..."

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