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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Paulpɔl(n.)

  1. Saint, died a .d . c67, a missionary and apostle to the gentiles: author of several of the Epistles.

    Category: Biography

    Ref: Compare Saul (def. 2). 2

Paulpɔl(n.)

  1. Paul I, (Pavel Petrovich), 1754–1801, emperor of Russia 1796–1801 (son of Peter III). 1901–64, king of Greece 1947–64.

    Category: Biography

  2. Paul II(Pietro Barbo), 1417–71, Italian pope 1464–71.

  3. Paul III(Alessandro Farnese), 1468–1549, Italian pope 1534–49.

    Category: Biography

  4. Paul V(Camillo Borghese), 1552–1621, Italian pope 1605–21.

    Category: Biography

  5. Paul VI(Giovanni Battista Montini), 1897–1978, Italian pope 1963–78.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Paul, Alice Paul(noun)

    United States feminist (1885-1977)

  2. Paul, Saint Paul, St. Paul, Apostle Paul, Paul the Apostle, Apostle of the Gentiles, Saul, Saul of Tarsus(noun)

    (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle

    "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"

Wiktionary

  1. Paul(ProperNoun)

    In the New Testament, Apostle to the Gentiles and author of fourteen epistles.

  2. Paul(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin.

  3. paul(Noun)

    An old Italian silver coin; a paolo.

  4. Origin: From Paulus, from paulus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paul(noun)

    see Pawl

  2. Paul(noun)

    an Italian silver coin. See Paolo

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Paul

    the name of five Popes: Paul I., Pope from 757 to 797; Paul II., Pope from 1464 to 1471; Paul III., Pope from 1534 to 1549, was zealous against the Protestant cause, excommunicated Henry VIII. in 1536, sanctioned the Jesuit order in 1540, convened and convoked the Council of Trent in 1545; Paul IV., Pope from 1555 to 1559, originally an ascetic, was zealous for the best interests of the Church and public morality, established the Inquisition at Rome, and issued the first Index Expurgatorius; Paul V., Pope from 1605 to 1621, his pontificate distinguished by protracted strife with the Venetian republic, arising out of the claim of the clergy for immunity from the civil tribunals, and which was brought to an end through the intervention of Henry IV. of France in 1607; it need not be added that he was zealous for orthodoxy, like his predecessors.

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