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Am·brose

 (ăm′brōz′), Saint ad 340?-397.
Writer, composer, and bishop of Milan (374-397) who imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian Church.

Am·bro′sian (ăm-brō′zhən) adj.

Ambrose

(ˈæmbrəʊz)
n
1. (Biography) Saint. ?340–397 ad, bishop of Milan; built up the secular power of the early Christian Church; also wrote music and Latin hymns. Feast day: Dec 7 or April 4
2. (Biography) Curtly (ˈkɜːtlɪ). born 1963, Antiguan cricketer; played for the West Indies 1987–2000
Amˈbrosian adj

Am•brose

(ˈæm broʊz)

n.
Saint, A.D. 340?–397, bishop of Milan 374–397.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ambrose - (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of MilanAmbrose - (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Translations
AmbrosAmbrosius

Ambrose

[ˈæmbrəʊz] NAmbrosio
References in classic literature ?
Ambrose leaned back in his chair and frowned heavily.
You needn't play at being headquarters, Ambrose," he said hoarsely.
Ambrose attempted consolation; he patted her shoulder; but she showed no signs of admitting him, and feeling it awkward to stand beside a grief that was greater than his, he crossed his arms behind him, and took a turn along the pavement.
Ambrose awful; but the quickest witted cried "Bluebeard
Bid the chancellor and the sub-chancellor lead in the brothers according to age, together with brother John, the accused, and brother Ambrose, the accuser.
This plaint is thine, as I learn, brother Ambrose," said he.
Well, my dear Ambrose," she said, "I don't know what more we can do than feed him properly and give him pleasant people to talk to.
Your squire Jocelyn knows him well, and will vouch him to be brother Ambrose, a monk in attendance upon the Prior of Jorvaulx.
The Saxon prisoners were accordingly removed, just as they introduced the monk Ambrose, who appeared to be in great perturbation.
The Percerin of that period was a Huguenot, like Ambrose Pare, and had been spared by the Queen of Navarre, the beautiful Margot, as they used to write and say, too, in those days; because, in sooth, he was the only one who could make for her those wonderful riding-habits which she so loved to wear, seeing that they were marvelously well suited to hide certain anatomical defects, which the Queen of Navarre used very studiously to conceal.
The priest who married you was one Ambrose Redman--a young man recently appointed to his clerical duties?
Vanborough is a single woman; their child is illegitimate, and the priest, Ambrose Redman, is liable to be tried, and punished, as a felon, for marrying them.