Jerome

[ juh-rohm; for 2, 3 also British jer-uh m ]
/ dʒəˈroʊm; for 2, 3 also British ˈdʒɛr əm /

noun

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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Jerome

/ (dʒəˈrəʊm) /

noun

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)
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