a walled plain in the 4th quadrant of the face of the moon: about 65 miles (105 km) in diameter.
a male given name.
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How to use Theophilus in a sentence
"If you can answer that question Theophilus Jones will give you a cigar," replied my brother.
Theophilus had known that I was going to enlist long before I had made up my own mind.
Theophilus Jones raised himself from the counter on which he was leaning, and waved a lighted candle above his head.
The death of Theophilus expanded and realized the hopes of his nephew.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire | Edward Gibbon
In the study we found Theophilus and Mr. Jones: the one lounging on two chairs, the other smoking a cigar and reading a novel.The Monctons: A Novel, Volume I | Susanna Moodie
British Dictionary definitions for Theophilus (1 of 2)
a conspicuous crater in the SE quadrant of the moon, 100 kilometres in diameter
British Dictionary definitions for Theophilus (2 of 2)
died 842 ad, Byzantine emperor (829–42); a patron of learning and supporter of iconoclasm
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