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Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone

Definition:

an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (born: 1181 – died: 1226)

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Saint Francis of Assisi [Italian saint] | San Francesco d'Assisi [Italian] | Francesco [renamed] | Giovanni [baptized] | Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone [originally]
(Born: 1181/82, Assisi, duchy of Spoleto [Italy] – Died: October 3, 1226, Assisi; canonized July 16, 1228; feast day October 4)

founder of the Franciscan orders of the Friars Minor, the women's Order of St. Clare, and the lay Third Order. He was also a leader of the movement of ... (29 of 888 words, 2 images)

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Merriam-Webster:

Saint Francis of Assisi | Francis of Assisi | Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone
(Born: 1181 (or 1182) – Died: 1226)

Italian friar; founder of Franciscan order (6 of 25 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/francis of assisi

Wikipedia:

Francis of Assisi | St. Francis of Assisi | Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone | Francesco
(Born: 1181 - 1182, Assisi, Duchy of Spoleto, Holy Roman Empire – Died: October 3, 1226 (aged 43-45), Assisi, Marche, Papal States;[1])

an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women's Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers followed by the early members... (45 of 8514 words, 15 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Francis of Assisi

Oxford Dictionary:

St. Francis of Assisi | Francis of Assisi, St. | Giovanni di Bernardone [originally, sense-specific]

Syllabification: (Fran·cis of As·si·si, St.) | (about 1181-1226) , Italian monk; founder of the Franciscan order 1209. He drew up the original rule, ... (22 of 50 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Francis-of-Assisi,-St​.

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Francis, Saint | Saint Francis | Saint Francis of Assisi | Barnardone, Giovanni | Francis of Assisi | Giovanni Francesco Barnardone | Giovanni Francesco Bernardone | Francis of Assisi, Saint | Giovanni Barnardone | ...
(Born: about 1182 – Died: 1226)

founder of the Franciscans, one of the greatest Christian saints, born: Assisi, Umbria, Italy. (14 of 25 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

Francis of Assisi | Barnardone, Giovanni | Saint Francis | Saint Francis of Assisi | Giovanni Francesco Barnardone | Giovanni Francesco Bernardone | Francis, Saint | Francis of Assisi, Saint | Giovanni Barnardone | ...
(Born: about 1182 – Died: 1226)

Italian friar: founder of the Franciscan order. (7 of 16 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/francis-of-assisi

Collins Dictionary:

Francis of Assisi | Saintabout Francis of Assisi | Giovanni di Bernardone [originally, synonym]
(Born: 1181 – Died: 1226)

Italian monk; founder of the Franciscan order of friars. He's remembered for his humility and love for all creation and was the first person to ... (25 of 435 words, 6 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/francis-of-assisi

American Heritage Dictionary:

Francis of Assisi
(Born: about 1182 – Died: 1226)

Italian Roman Catholic friar who founded the Franciscan order (1209) and inspired followers with his devotion, simple living, and love of nature. He ... (23 of 35 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/francis-of-assisi

New World Dictionary:

Francis of Assisi | Giovanni di Bernardone [originally]

Francis of Assisi, Saint (1181?-1226); It. friar: founder of the Franciscan Order: his day is October 4 (17 of 23 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/francis-of-assisi

Wiktionary:

Saint | Saints [plural] | St [synonym, sense-specific]

A title given to a saint, often prefixed to the person's name. | [sports] someone connected with any of the sports teams known as the Saints, as a fan, player, coach etc. (31 of 48 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Saint

Cambridge Dictionary:

St [entry 1, abbreviation] | St.

street, used in writing after the name of a street (10 of 27 words, 1 usage example)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/st 1

St [entry 2, abbreviation]

used only before personal names (5 of 17 words, 1 usage example)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/st 2

Macmillan British Dictionary:

St

Saint | Street (2 of 6 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/St

Encarta Dictionary:

St. Francis

river rising in southeastern Missouri and flowing south through Arkansas to join the Mississippi River. Length: 684 km (18 of 28 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861726899​/definition​.html  [offline]

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