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Methodius

[muh-thoh-dee-uh s] /məˈθoʊ di əs/
noun
1.
Saint (Apostle of the Slavs) a.d. c825–885, Greek missionary in Moravia (brother of Saint Cyril).

Cyril

[sir-uh l] /ˈsɪr əl/
noun
1.
Saint ("Apostle of the Slavs") a.d. 827–869, Greek missionary to the Moravians.
2.
a male given name.
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Cyril

/ˈsɪrəl/
noun
1.
Saint. ?827–869 ad, Greek Christian theologian, missionary to the Moravians and inventor of the Cyrillic alphabet; he and his brother Saint Methodius were called the Apostles of the Slavs. Feast day: Feb 14 or May 11

Methodius

/mɛˈθəʊdɪəs/
noun
1.
Saint, with his younger brother Saint Cyril called the Apostles of the Slavs. 815–885 ad, Greek Christian theologian sent as a missionary to the Moravians. Feast day: Feb 14 or May 11
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