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ˈgrɛg ə riGre·go·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    (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 Capillarinoun

    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 Buoncompagninoun

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

  4. Gregory, Gregory XII, Angelo Corrernoun

    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, Hildebrandnoun

    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 Greatnoun

    (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)

Wiktionary

  1. Gregorynoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek.

  2. Gregorynoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Etymology: Via Latin Grēgorius, from post-classical Ancient Greek Γρηγόριος (Grēgórios, " watchful, vigilant").

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  1. Gregory

    Gregory is a city in Gregory County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,295 at the 2010 census.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Gregory

    the name of 16 Popes: G. I., the Great, Pope from 590 to 604; G. II., St., Pope from 715 to 731; G. III., Pope from 731 to 741; G. IV., Pope from 827 to 844; G. V., Pope from 996 to 997; G. VI., Pope from 1045 to 1046; G. VII., Pope from 1073 to 1085; G. VIII., Pope in 1187; G. IX., Pope from 1227 to 1241; G. X., Pope from 1271 to 1276; G. XI, Pope from 1370 to 1378; G. XII., Pope from 1406 to 1415; G. XIII., Pope from 1572 to 1585; G. XIV., Pope from 1590 to 1591; G. XV., Pope from 1621 to 1623; G. XVI., Pope from 1831 1846. Of these the following are worthy of note:—

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gregory in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gregory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Gregory in a Sentence

  1. Neama Rahmani:

    What you want as a criminal defense attorney, especially when you're representing a defendant who is arguably less culpable, and Bryan was arguably less culpable, is to sever him or her from the other defendants, because it's arguably prejudicial to be tried with Travis McMichael, who pulled the trigger, or Gregory, who said, ‘I’m going to blow your f------ head off,'.

  2. Glen Plake:

    I found every personal item in that tent except Gregory Costa and Gregory Costa sleeping bag, i found Gregory Costa glasses, Gregory Costa gloves, my jacket Gregory Costa was using for a pillow...

  3. Jeremy Farrar:

    It is impossible to overstate the implications of this work in all Sir Gregory P. Winter daily lives -- biofuels, chemicals, environment, medicine and so much more e.g. treatment of cancer, arthritis, Crohn's, UC and infections -- there are patients with Ebola being treated today with antibody therapies, this has impacted so much of modern medicine.

  4. Jesse Evans:

    Gregory McMichael phone call shows from day one there was an attempt by these defendants to influence and obstruct the investigation of this case.

  5. Wanda Cooper-Jones:

    I'm relieved Gregory McMichael'll stay behind bars, today was a good day.

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