[seynt-juh-rohm; French san-zhey-rohm]
- a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, NW of Montreal.
[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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- 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 saint jerome
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