Associations to the word «Gregory»


GREGORY, proper noun. A male given name.
GREGORY, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
GREGORY POWDER, noun. Alternative form of Gregory's powder

Dictionary definition

GREGORY, noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391).
GREGORY, noun. Italian pope from 1831 to 1846; conservative in politics and theology; worked to propagate Catholicism in England and the United States (1765-1846).
GREGORY, noun. The pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585).
GREGORY, noun. The Italian pope from 1406 to 1415 who worked to end the Great Schism and who retired to make it possible (1327-1417).
GREGORY, noun. 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 (1020-1085).
GREGORY, noun. (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604).

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