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Dionysius

[dahy-uh-nish-ee-uh s, -nis-, -nish-uh s, -nahy-see-uh s] /ˌdaɪ əˈnɪʃ i əs, -ˈnɪs-, -ˈnɪʃ əs, -ˈnaɪ si əs/
noun
1.
("the Elder") 431?–367 b.c, Greek soldier: tyrant of Syracuse 405–367.
2.
Saint, died a.d. 268, pope 259–268.
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Dionysius

/ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs/
noun
1.
called the Elder. ?430–367 bc, tyrant of Syracuse (405–367), noted for his successful campaigns against Carthage and S Italy
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saint dionysius in the Bible

the Areopagite, one of Paul's converts at Athens (Acts 17:34).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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