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Ambrose

[ am-brohz ]
/ ˈæm broʊz /
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noun

Saint, a.d. 340?–397, bishop of Milan 374–397.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “immortal.”

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OTHER WORDS FROM Ambrose

Am·bro·sian [am-broh-zhuhn], /æmˈbroʊ ʒən/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Ambrose

Ambrose
/ (ˈæmbrəʊz) /

noun

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

Derived forms of Ambrose

Ambrosian, adjective
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