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Pope Gregory VII

Definition:

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 (born: 1020 – died: 1085)

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

masculine proper name, common in England and Scotland by mid-12th century (Pope ...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Pope Gregory VII | Hildebrand of Sovana
(Born: about 1020, Sovana, Holy Roman Empire – Died: 25 May 1085(1085-05-25), Salerno, Duchy of Apulia)

the head of the Catholic Church from 22 April 1073 to his death in 1085. One of the great reforming popes, he's perhaps best known for the part he played in the Investiture Controversy, his dispute with Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor that affirmed the ... (45 of 7029 words, 4 images)

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Collins Dictionary:

Gregory VII | Hildebrand [monastic]

Saint, monastic name "Hildebrand". about 1020--85, pope (1073-85), who did much to reform abuses in the Church. His assertion of papal supremacy and ... (24 of 308 words)

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Merriam-Webster:

Gregory | Hildebrand [originally] | Ugo Buoncompagni [originally] | Gregory I [synonym/form, sense-specific] | Gregory VII [synonym/form, sense-specific] | Gregory XIII [synonym/form, sense-specific]

name of 16 popes Saint about 540-604 "the Great" (pope 590-604) Saint about 1020-1085 (pope 1073-85) 1502-1585 (pope 1572-85) (19 of 42 words, pronunciations)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

Gregory VII, Saint | Saint Gregory VII | Gregory VII | Gregory VII, Saint, pope | Hildebrand
(Died: 1085)

pope (1073-1085), an Italian (born: near Rome) named Hildebrand (Ital. Ildebrando); successor of Alexander II. He was one of the greatest popes. ... (22 of 34 words)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

Gregory VII
(Born: about 1020 – Died: 1085)

Pope (1073-1085) who sought to establish the supremacy of the pope within the Church and the authority of the Church over the state. (23 of 30 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

Gregory VII | Hildebrand Gregory VII | Gregory VII, Hildebrand | Saint Gregory VII | Gregory VII, Saint, pope | Gregory VII, Saint
(Born: about 1020 – Died: 1085)

Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1073-1085. (4 of 11 words)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Saint Gregory VII [pope] | Hildebrand [originally] | Ildebrando [Italian]
(Born: about 1025, near Sovana, Papal States – Died: May 25, 1085, Salerno, Principality of Salerno; canonized 1606; feast day, May 25)

one of the greatest popes of the medieval church, who lent his name to the 11th-century movement now known as the Gregorian Reform or Investiture ... (25 of 142 words, 1 image)

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New World Dictionary:

Gregory | Saint Gregory I [sense-specific] | Saint Gregory VII [sense-specific] | Greg [diminutive, sense-specific] | Gregg [diminutive, sense-specific] | Grégoire [French, sense-specific] | Gregor [German, Scandanavian, sense-specific] | Gregorio [Italian, Spanish, sense-specific] | the Great [Italian, Spanish, sense-specific] | ...

a masculine name | (540?-604); pope (590-604): his day is September 3 | (1020?-85); pope (1073-85): his day is May 25 | 1502-85; pope (1572-85) | ... (22 of 93 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

Gregory

A male given name. | A patronymic surname. (7 of 50 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Gregory

Oxford Dictionary:

Vicar of Christ

Syllabification: (Vic·ar of Christ) | [Roman Catholic] a title of the pope. (11 of 38 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Vicar-of-Christ

Vicar of Christ [Roman Catholic]

a title of the Pope (5 of 33 words)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

Holy Father

used as a way of talking to or about the Pope (11 of 36 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Holy-Father

Cambridge Dictionary:

Vicar of Christ

a title sometimes given to the Pope (leader of the Catholic Church) (12 of 19 words)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/vicar-of-christ

Encarta Dictionary:

Vicar of Christ

in Roman Catholicism, the pope (5 of 14 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861734044​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

Gregory

Origin: masculine proper name, common in England and Scotland by mid-12th century (Pope Gregory I sent the men who converted the English to Christianity), ... (23 of 61 etymology words)

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New World Dictionary:

Gregory

Origin: Late Latin Gregorius from Greek Grēgorios, literally, vigilant, hence, watchman from dialect form of egeirein, to awaken from ... (18 of 24 etymology words)

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Wiktionary:

Gregory

Origin: Latin Grēgorius, from post-classical Ancient Greek Γρηγόριος (Grēgorios, "watchful").

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Random House Dictionary:

Gregory

Origin: Greek word meaning "watchful".

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Audio references

YourDictionary Audio:

Gregory VII

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Gregory

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Collins Dictionary:

Gregory | Lady Augusta Gregory | Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Gregory"

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the Free Dictionary:

Gregory

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Gregory"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Gregory

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Gregory"

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