[ ans-gahr ]
/ ˈæns gɑr /
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Saint "Apostle of the North", 801–865, French Benedictine priest and missionary: patron saint of Scandinavia.
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Also Ans·kar [an-skahr] /ˈæn skɑr/ .
Latin Ans·gar·i·us [ans-gair-ee-uhs] /ænsˈgɛər i əs/ .
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How to use Ansgar in a sentence
We booked a circuit which included St. Ansgar and Mitchell, two villages, one four, the other ten miles to the north.A Son of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
The Life of St Ansgar, from which this story is taken, is practically a contemporary authority.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
Ansgar started in the year of 830, accompanied by Witmar, also of the Corvey convent.Sweden|Victor Nilsson
In 846, Bremen was united to Hamburg and Ansgar was made archbishop.
Accordingly in 829 Ansgar, expelled from Denmark, went to Sweden where he laboured two years with some success.