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Theodore

[thee-uh-dawr, -dohr] /ˌθi əˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr/
noun
1.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “gift of God.”.

Theodore I

noun
1.
died a.d. 649, pope 642–649.

Theodore II

noun
1.
pope a.d. 897.
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  • I'm afraid that my poor Theodore is 'one of those Asra who die when they love.'

    Married August Strindberg
  • Madame Theodore directed a timid, questioning glance at Salvat.

  • It was a tactless thing to say, but perhaps Theodore did not remember the exact circumstances so well as Mrs. Fitzherbert.

    The Bishop's Apron W. Somerset Maugham
  • They might be the remains of three intimate friends of Theodore, viz.

    Byzantine Churches in Constantinople Alexander Van Millingen
  • The world is before 91 you, Theodore, continued he; you have friends, you have acquirements which will not fail you.

    Alida Amelia Stratton Comfield
British Dictionary definitions for Theodore

Theodore I

/ˈθiːədɔː/
noun
1.
called Lascaris. ?1175–1222, Byzantine ruler, who founded a Byzantine state in exile at Nicaea after Constantinople fell to the Crusaders (1204)
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Word Origin and History for Theodore

masc. proper name, from Latin Theodorus, from Greek Theodoros, literally "gift of god," from theos "god" (see Thea) + doron "gift" (see date (n.1)).

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