[juh-rohm; for 2, 3 also British jer-uh m]
- SaintEusebius Hieronymus, a.d. c340–420, Christian ascetic and Biblical scholar: chief preparer of the Vulgate version of the Bible.
- Jerome K(lap·ka) [klap-kuh] /ˈklæp kə/, 1859–1927, English humorist and playwright.
- a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “sacred name.”
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Examples from the Web for jerome
By Jerome Groopman, New Yorker Researchers get closer to outwitting a killer.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 22-28, 2014
December 28, 2014
Producers Timbaland, Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon and Rodney Jerkins are all at the top of their game working with Jackson.Dead or Alive, the Hits Keep Coming
May 12, 2014
The author of more than forty books, Jerome Charyn is known in various, not always overlapping reading communities.Making Lincoln Sexy: Jerome Charyn’s Fictional President
March 6, 2014
Jerome Charyn, the author of I Am Abraham finds the romance in an icon.Lincoln in Love
February 14, 2014
Jerome Robbins, also at NYCB, did the same, and she inspired him to create his radical Afternoon of the Faun for her.The Tragic Downfall of Tanaquil Le Clercq, Ballet’s Greatest Muse
February 3, 2014
Augustine, Ambrose, Gregory, and Jerome—being the favourite subjects.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
"Give it to me then, and I'll take it in to her," said Jerome.Victor's Triumph
Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
But Jerome and the New Testament remained his chief occupation.
His edition of the Letters of Jerome was published by Froben in 1516 (see p. 90).
Don Juan had never read a line of the works of Jerome or Augustine.Clare Avery
Emily Sarah Holt
- Latin name Eusebius Hieronymus. ?347–?420 ad, Christian monk and scholar, whose outstanding work was the production of the Vulgate. Feast day: Sept 30
- Jerome K (lapka). 1859–1927, English humorous writer; author of Three Men in a Boat (1889)
Word Origin and History for jerome
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