HyperDic: ambrose

English > 1 sense of the word Ambrose:
NOUNperson Ambrose, Saint Ambrose, St. Ambrose(Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan
Ambrose > pronunciation
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English > Ambrose: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(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).
SynonymsSaint Ambrose, St. Ambrose
CategoryRoman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Instance ofChurch Father, Father of the Church, Father(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine
Doctor of the Church, Doctor(Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
bishopA senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority
composersomeone who composes music as a profession
saintA person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
theologian, theologist, theologizer, theologisersomeone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
SpanishAmbrosio
CatalanAmbròs de Milà
AdjectivesAmbrosianof or by or relating to Saint Ambrose

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