• (noun): The pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585).
    Synonyms: Gregory XIII, Ugo Buoncompagni
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Gregory III Laham
... Gregory III (Laham) (Arabic,غريغوريوس الثالث لحام) (b ... He took the name Gregory after Patriarch Gregory II Youssef, the last member of his order to be elected patriarch ... Patriarch Gregory, who studied in Europe and is multilingual, is author of several books on eastern theology and spirituality ...
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More definitions of "Gregory":

  • (noun): The pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Church and the supremacy of the Church over the state (1020-1085).
    Synonyms: Gregory VII, Hildebrand

Famous quotes containing the word gregory:

    Well, there’s no one at all, they do be saying, but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth.
    Augusta, Lady Gregory (1859–1932)

    A fine woman shews her charms to most advantage when she seems most to conceal them. The finest bosom in nature is not so fine as what imagination forms.
    —Dr. Gregory (18th century)

    when her husband came,
    complaining about the tobacco spit on him,
    they decided to run North
    for a free evening.
    —Carole Gregory Clemmons (b. 1945)