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Synonyms of gregory

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1. Gregory, Gregory Nazianzen, Gregory of Nazianzen, St. Gregory of Nazianzen

usage: (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391)

2. Gregory, Gregory XVI, Bartolomeo Alberto Capillari

usage: Italian pope from 1831 to 1846; conservative in politics and theology; worked to propagate Catholicism in England and the United States (1765-1846)

3. Gregory, Gregory XIII, Ugo Buoncompagni

usage: the pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585)

4. Gregory, Gregory XII, Angelo Correr

usage: the Italian pope from 1406 to 1415 who worked to end the Great Schism and who retired to make it possible (1327-1417)

5. Gregory, Gregory VII, Hildebrand

usage: 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)

6. Gregory, Gregory I, Saint Gregory I, St. Gregory I, Gregory the Great

usage: (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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