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Ambrose

[am-brohz] /ˈæm broʊz/
noun
1.
Saint, a.d. 340?–397, bishop of Milan 374–397.
2.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “immortal.”.
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British Dictionary definitions for saint ambrose

Ambrose

/ˈæmbrəʊz/
noun
1.
Saint. ?340–397 ad, bishop of Milan; built up the secular power of the early Christian Church; also wrote music and Latin hymns. Feast day: Dec 7 or April 4
2.
Curtly (ˈkɜːtlɪ). born 1963, Antiguan cricketer; played for the West Indies 1987–2000
Derived Forms
Ambrosian, adjective
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Word Origin and History for saint ambrose
Ambrose
masc. proper name, from L. Ambrosius, from Gk. ambrosios "immortal, belonging to the immortals" (see ambrosia). The Ambrosian Library in Milan is named for St. Ambrose, bishop of Milan.
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