- a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “gift of God.”
- died a.d. 649, pope 642–649.
- pope a.d. 897.
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Starting under Theodore Roosevelt and Howard Taft, embassies headed by career diplomats increased in number.U.S. Embassies Have Always Been for Sale
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The one we use was by a chappie called Theodore Baker, 1894.Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing.
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President Theodore Roosevelt negotiated an end to the 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese War in 1906 after Japan won.Up To A Point: What We Really Need Is a Nobel War Prize
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Later, the White House passed from McKinley to Theodore Roosevelt to Taft, and then from Harding to Coolidge to Hoover.Political Mythbusting: Third Term’s the Charm
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As American president Theodore Roosevelt found, paring down language can go too far.Will Jargon Be the Death of the English Language?
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Madame Theodore had bent down to ascertain if he still lived.
Madame Theodore directed a timid, questioning glance at Salvat.
Guillaume kissed her, and then went on questioning Madame Theodore.
Madame Theodore, meanwhile, had begun to take leave of Madame Toussaint.
Madame Theodore at once thought of the children, Lucienne and Marcelle.
- 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
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