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Paul

  

      n  
1    Saint. Also called: Paul the Apostle, Saul of Tarsus. original name Saul. died ?67 a.d., one of the first Christian missionaries to the Gentiles, who died a martyr in Rome. Until his revelatory conversion he had assisted in persecuting the Christians. He wrote many of the Epistles in the New Testament. Feast day: June 29  
   Related adj       Pauline  
2       Jean. See       Jean Paul  
3    Les, real name Lester Polfuss. born 1915, U.S. guitarist: creator of the solid-body electric guitar and pioneer in multitrack recording  


Jean Paul     (French)  
      n   real name Johann Paul Friedrich Richter. 1763--1825, German novelist  
John Paul I  
      n   original name Albino Luciani. 1912--78, pope (1978) whose brief 33-day reign was characterized by a simpler papal style and anticipated an emphasis on pastoral rather than administrative priorities  
John Paul II  
      n   original name Karol Wojtyla. born 1920, pope from 1978, born in Poland: the first non-Italian to be elected since 1522  
Paul I  
      n  
1    1754--1801, tsar of Russia (1796--1801); son of Catherine II; assassinated  
2    1901--64, king of the Hellenes (1947--64); son of Constantine I  
Paul III  
      n   original name Alessandro Farnese. 1468--1549, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1534--49). He excommunicated Henry VIII of England (1538) and inaugurated the Counter-Reformation by approving the establishment of the Jesuits (1540), instituting the Inquisition in Italy, and convening the Council of Trent (1545)  
Paul VI  
      n   original name Giovanni Battista Montini. 1897--1978, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1963--1978)  
Paul Jones  
      n   an old-time dance in which partners are exchanged  
     (C19: named after John Paul Jones)  
Paul Pry  
      n   a nosy person  
     (C19: from a character in the play Paul Pry by John Poole (1825))  
Saint Paul  
      n   usually abbreviated to   , St Paul   a port in SE Minnesota, capital of the state, at the head of navigation of the Mississippi: now contiguous with Minneapolis (the Twin Cities). Pop.: 259606 (1996 est.)  
Saint Paul's  
      n   usually abbreviated to   , St Paul's   a cathedral in central London, built between 1675 and 1710 to replace an earlier cathedral destroyed during the Great Fire (1666): regarded as Wren's masterpiece  
Vincent de Paul     (French)  
      n   Saint. ?1581--1660, French Roman Catholic priest, who founded two charitable orders, the Lazarists (1625) and the Sisters of Charity (1634). Feast day: Sept. 27  
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