saint jerome


saint jerome

noun

  1. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, NW of Montreal.

noun

  1. SaintEusebius Hieronymus, a.d. c340–420, Christian ascetic and Biblical scholar: chief preparer of the Vulgate version of the Bible.
  2. Jerome K(lap·ka) [klap-kuh] /ˈklæp kə/, 1859–1927, English humorist and playwright.
  3. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “sacred name.”

noun

  1. Latin name Eusebius Hieronymus. ?347–?420 ad, Christian monk and scholar, whose outstanding work was the production of the Vulgate. Feast day: Sept 30
  2. Jerome K (lapka). 1859–1927, English humorous writer; author of Three Men in a Boat (1889)

masc. proper name, from French Jérome, from Late Latin Hieronymus, from Greek Hieronymos, literally “holy name,” from hieros “holy” (see ire) + onyma, dialectal form of onoma “name” (see name (n.)).

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