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Synonyms for Gregory

(Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies

Italian pope from 1831 to 1846

the pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585)

the Italian pope from 1406 to 1415 who worked to end the Great Schism and who retired to make it possible (1327-1417)

the Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085)

(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership

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"Inspector Gregory, to whom the case has been committed, is an extremely competent officer.
The latter was Colonel Ross, the well-known sportsman; the other, Inspector Gregory, a man who was rapidly making his name in the English detective service.
Inspector Gregory was full of his case, and poured out a stream of remarks, while Holmes threw in an occasional question or interjection.
"Gregory, let me recommend to your attention this singular epidemic among the sheep.
During our previous visit (in January), we had an interview at Cape Gregory with the famous so-called gigantic Patagonians, who gave us a cordial reception.
Low informs me, that a neighbouring tribe of foot-Indians is now changing into horse-Indians: the tribe at Gregory Bay giving them their worn-out horses, and sending in winter a few of their best skilled men to hunt for them.
When he made his final remark, he flung his night-cap to the foot of the bed, as Pope Gregory did the taper when he fulminated an excommunication; Suzanne then learned for the first time that du Bousquier wore a toupet covering his bald spot.
He did not then think of the Carnival, for in spite of his condescension and touching kindness, one cannot incline one's self without awe before the venerable and noble old man called Gregory XVI.
Know you before all heaven and earth, that this is Andrew, and this is Gregory,--they look each other in the eye; they grasp each other's hand, to identify and signalize each other.
Summary: Dubai [UAE], July 18 (ANI): Somerset bowler Lewis Gregory, who will make his England Test debut against Ireland, has said that receiving the call for the Test match left him speechless.
Gregory becomes the 12th president in the private Catholic university's 132-year history, succeeding Michael Brophy, who resigned last August after arriving in 2015.
Atlanta, GA, December 13, 2018 --( Tyler Perry's Wig Stylist launches new wig line titled "The Renowned Wig Collection by Charles Gregory"
As a player and coach, Wigan-born Mike Gregory was one of the most influential figures in Rugby League throughout the 1980s and 90s.
GREGGS customers feared the worst when the Newcastle food on the go favourite appeared to reveal a huge name change - to Gregory + Gregory.
GREGGS customers feared the worst when the Newcastle food-on-the-go favourite appeared to reveal a huge name change - to Gregory + Gregory.