Julius

[ jool-yuh s ]
/ ˈdʒul yəs /
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noun

a male given name: a Roman family name.

Definition for julius (2 of 4)

Julius I


noun

Saint,died a.d. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337–352.

Definition for julius (3 of 4)

Julius II


noun

Giuliano della Rovere, 1443–1513, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1503–13.

Definition for julius (4 of 4)

Julius III


noun

Giammaria Ciocchi del MonteGiovanni Maria del Monte, 1487–1555, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1550–55.
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British Dictionary definitions for julius

Julius II

/ (ˈdʒuːljəs, -lɪəs) /

noun

original name Guiliano della Rovere. 1443–1513, pope (1503–13). He completed the restoration of the Papal States to the Church, began the building of St Peter's, Rome (1506), and patronized Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bramante
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Word Origin and History for julius

Julius


masc. proper name, from Latin Iulius, name of a Roman gens, perhaps a contraction of *Iovilios "pertaining to or descended from Jove."

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