st teresa

Teresa

[tuh-ree-suh, -zuh, -rey-; for 2 also Spanish te-re-sah]
noun
1.
Mother (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu) 1910–97, Albanian nun: Nobel peace Prize 1979 for work in the slums of Calcutta, India.
2.
3.
a female given name, form of Theresa.
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Teresa or Theresa (təˈriːzə)
 
n
1.  Saint, known as Teresa of Avila. 1515--82, Spanish nun and mystic. She reformed the Carmelite order and founded 17 convents. Her writings include a spiritual autobiography and The Way to Perfection. Feast day: Oct 15
2.  Mother, original name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. 1910--97, Indian Roman Catholic missionary, born in Skopje, now in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, of Albanian parents: noted for her work among the starving in Calcutta; Nobel peace prize 1979
 
Theresa or Theresa
 
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