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Melchiades

[ mel-kahy-uh-deez ]
/ mɛlˈkaɪ əˌdiz /
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noun

Saint, died a.d. 314, pope 310–314.

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Example sentences from the Web for Melchiades

  • Did he who wrote these words mean to censure Constantine for granting a second hearing after the judgment of Pope Melchiades?

  • St. Melchiades, buried in another part of the catacomb, who lived long in peace after the persecution had ceased.

    Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
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