Isidor

or Is·i·dore

[iz-i-dawr, -dohr]
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Examples from the Web for isidore

Contemporary Examples of isidore

  • He grew up in New Orleans, and was a star at a prep school, Isidore Newman, where he led his team to 34-5 record.

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    Peyton Manning Vs. Richard Sherman

    Allen Barra

    January 31, 2014

Historical Examples of isidore

  • Then Isidore hastened through the practical details of his proposition.

    The Cavalier

    George Washington Cable

  • In the thirty-eighth chapter is this sentence: 'O Isidore! '

  • And Mr. Isidore doesn't let the grass grow under his feet, hey?

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • Mr. Isidore certainly does not let the grass grow under his feet.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • Nor was Mr. Isidore, during this time, the least part of our Chaplain's trial.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch


Word Origin and History for isidore

Isidore

masc. proper name, from French, from Latin Isidorus, from Greek Isidoros, literally "gift of Isis," from doron "gift" (see date (n.1)). St. Isidore, archbishop of Seville (600-636) wrote important historical, etymological, and ecclesiastical works and in 2001 was named patron saint of computers, computer users, and the Internet.

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