- Saint,a.d. 340?–397, bishop of Milan 374–397.
- a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “immortal.”
Examples from the Web for ambrose
The word “Carcosa,” which Chambers borrowed from Ambrose Bierce, and which later showed up in the works of H.P. Lovecraft.How ‘True Detective’ Will End
March 3, 2014
Here he picks his five favorite horror novels, from Ambrose Bierce to Stephen King.Carsten Stroud’s Book Bag: My Top Five Horror Classics
July 23, 2013
June Ambrose is known in certain circles for slightly her eccentric tastes.Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’s Stylist Releases Shoe Line With HSN
March 21, 2013
Ambrose says, “He came down hard on market hunters or anyone who killed for sport.”The Best Books by U.S. Presidents
February 18, 2013
Ambrose was one of America's most cherished popular historians.David's Bookclub: Eisenhower in War and Peace
December 23, 2012
“Would that you had been with us,” said Ambrose, sitting down beside him on the step.
Stephen caught the bridle, and Ambrose helped the burgess into the saddle.
“Ay, sure, both of us; but Ambrose is the best scribe,” said Stephen.
“You might have had rougher usage there than here,” said Ambrose.
“I had rather study than thrive,” said Ambrose rather dreamily.
- Saint. ?340–397 ad, bishop of Milan; built up the secular power of the early Christian Church; also wrote music and Latin hymns. Feast day: Dec 7 or April 4
- Curtly (ˈkɜːtlɪ). born 1963, Antiguan cricketer; played for the West Indies 1987–2000
Word Origin and History for ambrose
masc. proper name, from Latin Ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios "immortal, belonging to the immortals" (see ambrosia). The Ambrosian Library in Milan is named for Saint Ambrose (d.397), bishop of Milan.