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Ignatius of Loyola, Saint

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Ignatius of Loyola, Saint ĭgnā´shəs, loiyō´lə [key], 1491–1556, Spanish churchman, founder of the Jesuits (see Jesus, Society of ), b. Loyola Castle near Azpeitia, Guipúzcoa, Spain.

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