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Definition 1: (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for gregory in the sense of this definition

(gregory is an instance of ...) (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

"the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"

(gregory is an instance of ...) the head of the Roman Catholic Church

(gregory is an instance of ...) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

(gregory belongs to category ...) the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

Definition 2: 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) - [noun denoting person]

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(gregory is an instance of ...) the head of the Roman Catholic Church

Definition 3: the Italian pope from 1406 to 1415 who worked to end the Great Schism and who retired to make it possible (1327-1417) - [noun denoting person]

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(gregory is an instance of ...) the head of the Roman Catholic Church

Definition 4: the pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for gregory in the sense of this definition

(gregory is an instance of ...) the head of the Roman Catholic Church

Definition 5: Italian pope from 1831 to 1846; conservative in politics and theology; worked to propagate Catholicism in England and the United States (1765-1846) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for gregory in the sense of this definition

(gregory is an instance of ...) the head of the Roman Catholic Church

Definition 6: (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for gregory in the sense of this definition

(gregory is an instance of ...) (Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom

(gregory is an instance of ...) (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

"the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"

(gregory is an instance of ...) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

(gregory is an instance of ...) someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology

(gregory belongs to category ...) the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

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