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Thomas

[ tom-uhs; taw-mah for 3 ]
/ ˈtɒm əs; tɔˈmɑ for 3 /
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British Dictionary definitions for Thomas

Thomas
/ (ˈtɒməs) /

noun

Saint. Also called: doubting Thomas. one of the twelve apostles, who refused to believe in Christ's resurrection until he had seen his wounds (John 20:24–29). Feast day: July 3 or Dec 2l or Oct 6
(French tɔmɑ) Ambroise (ɑ̃brwaz). 1811–96, French composer of light operas, including Mignon (1866)
Dylan (Marlais) (ˈdɪlən). 1914–53, Welsh poet and essayist. His works include the prose Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog (1940), the verse collection Deaths and Entrances (1946), and his play for voices Under Milk Wood (1954)
(Philip) Edward, pen name Edward Eastaway. 1878–1917, British poet and critic: killed in World War I
R (onald) S (tuart). 1913–2000, Welsh poet and clergyman. His collections include Song at the Year's Turning (1955), Not that He Brought Flowers (1968), and Laboratories of the Spirit (1975)
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Medical definitions for Thomas

Thomas
[ tŏməs ]
E(dward) Donnall Born 1920

American physician. He shared a 1990 Nobel Prize for developing techniques of transplanting bone marrow.
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Idioms and Phrases with Thomas

Thomas

see doubting thomas.

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