Definitions for vaticanˈvæt ɪ kən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vatican, Vatican Palace(noun)

    the residence of the Catholic Pope in the Vatican City

Wiktionary

  1. Vatican(Adjective)

    Relating to the Vatican City state.

  2. Vatican(ProperNoun)

    The official residence of the Pope within Vatican City.

  3. Vatican(ProperNoun)

    The papal government; the papacy.

  4. Vatican(ProperNoun)

    Roman Catholicism

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vatican(noun)

    a magnificent assemblage of buildings at Rome, near the church of St. Peter, including the pope's palace, a museum, a library, a famous chapel, etc

  2. Origin: [L. Vaticanus, mons, or collis, Vaticanus, the Vatican hill, in Rome, on the western bank of the Tiber: cf. F. Vatican, It. Vaticano.]

Freebase

  1. Vatican

    Vatican is an unincorporated community in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. The community is named after Vatican City with street names such as Vatican Road, Vatican Square Drive, Pope Drive, and Bishop Street. It is located near the intersection of Louisiana Highway 93 and Vatican Road.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vatican

    vat′i-kan, n. an assemblage of buildings on the Vatican hill in Rome, including one of the pope's palaces: the papal authority.—ns. Vat′icanism, the system of theology and ecclesiastical government based on absolute papal authority, ultramontanism; Vat′icanist, one who upholds such a system.—Vatican Codex, a famous uncial MS. of the Greek Testament, of the 4th century, in the Vatican library at Rome; Vatican Council, the Twentieth Ecumenical Council, according to popish reckoning, which met 8th December 1869 and proclaimed the Infallibility of the Pope. [Fr.,—It. Vaticano—L. Mons Vaticanus, a hill in Rome.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vatican in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vatican in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Massimo Franco:

    Under this pope, the Vatican's foreign policy looks South.

  2. Erin Hanna:

    This means that change is possible, doors seem to be opening in the Vatican.

  3. Justice Antonin Scalia:

    We're just old-fashioned Catholics, playing what used to be known as 'Vatican Roulette,'.

  4. Bill Cosby:

    That married couples can live together day after day is a miracle the Vatican has overlooked.

  5. Pietro Parolin:

    For Vatican diplomacy, Belarus is a helpful country, especially in the context of the events in Ukraine.

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