[ ne-stawr-ee-uhs, -stohr- ]
/ nɛˈstɔr i əs, -ˈstoʊr- /
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died a.d. 451?, Syrian ecclesiastic: patriarch of Constantinople 428–431.
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How to use Nestorius in a sentence
Third cumenical council assembled at Ephesus, to execute the decree of pope Celestine as to the heresy of Nestorius.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Marie leant over Nestorius until her dusky cheek almost touched Jocelyn's fair English one.
Nestorius continued to sleep, and at last Marie, overcome by sleep herself, lay down on her bed.
Nestorius looked from one to the other with gravely speculative eyes, which presently closed.
Thus it came about that the dawn found Jocelyn moving softly in the room, with Nestorius asleep in her arms.
British Dictionary definitions for Nestorius
/ (nɛˈstɔːrɪəs) /
died ?451 ad, Syrian churchman; patriarch of Constantinople (428–431); deposed for heresy by the Council of Ephesus
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