[ sweed-n-bawrg; Swedish sveyd-n-bawr-yuh ]
/ ˈswid nˌbɔrg; Swedish ˈsveɪd nˌbɔr yə /
E·ma·nu·el [ih-man-yoo-uhl; Swedish e-mah-noo-uhl], /ɪˈmæn yu əl; Swedish ɛˈmɑ nu əl/, Emanuel Swedberg, 1688–1772, Swedish scientist, philosopher, and mystic.
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How to use Swedenborg in a sentence
Swedenborg frequently narrated the wonders of other worlds, and particularly those of the infernal regions.
This statement of Swedenborg's spread through the town, and occasioned consternation and wonder.
A bust of Swedenborg over a massively carved bookcase, filled with volumes of royal exterior, attracted Emily's eye.
At the same time he was led by the reading of Balzac to the discovery of Swedenborg.
British Dictionary definitions for Swedenborg
/ (ˈswiːdənˌbɔːɡ, Swedish ˈsveːdənbɔrj) /
Emanuel (eˈmanuel). original surname Svedberg. 1688–1772, Swedish scientist and theologian, whose mystical ideas became the basis of a religious movement
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