Teresa: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tu-rē'su, -zu, -rā'- for 2 also Sp. te-re'sä), [key]
— n.
  1. (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu), born 1910, Albanian nun: Nobel peace prize 1979 for work in the slums of Calcutta, India.
  2. See
  3. a female given name, form of
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