Francis


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 (frăn′sĭs) Originally Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Born 1936.
Pope (since 2013). The first pope from the Americas and the first from the Southern Hemisphere, he was elected following the resignation of Benedict XVI.

Francis

(ˈfrɑːnsɪs)
n
1. (Biography) original name Jorge Mario Bergoglio (bɜːˈɡəʊlɪəʊ). born 1936 in Argentina, pope from 2013
2. (Biography) Dick, full name Richard Stanley Francis. 1920–2010, British thriller writer, formerly a champion jockey. His books include Dead Cert (1962), The Edge (1988), and Come to Grief (1995)
3. (Biography) Sir Philip. 1740–1818, British politician; probable author of the Letters of Junius (1769–72). He played an important part in the impeachment of Warren Hastings (1788–95)

Fran•cis

(ˈfræn sɪs, ˈfrɑn-)
n.
Dick (Richard Stanley Francis), born 1920, British novelist.
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[ˈfrɑːnsɪs] NFrancisco

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nFranz m; St Francis of Assisider heilige Franziskus von Assisi
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Phileas Fogg had not concealed from Sir Francis his design of going round the world, nor the circumstances under which he set out; and the general only saw in the wager a useless eccentricity and a lack of sound common sense.
Phileas Fogg and Sir Francis Cromarty exchanged a few words from time to time, and now Sir Francis, reviving the conversation, observed, "Some years ago, Mr.
Captain Francis started and moved a step towards him.
Captain Francis moved a step towards the huddled-up figure breathing heavily upon the floor, but Trent, leaning over, stopped him.
Miss Lavinia was going on to make some rejoinder, when Miss Clarissa, who appeared to be incessantly beset by a desire to refer to her brother Francis, struck in again:
If Dora's mama,' she said, 'when she married our brother Francis, had at once said that there was not room for the family at the dinner-table, it would have been better for the happiness of all parties.
Gerald Arbuthnot Farquhar, Butler Francis, Footman Lady Hunstanton Lady Caroline Pontefract Lady Stutfield Mrs.
The president, Sir Francis M , made an important communication to his colleagues, in an address that was frequently interrupted by applause.
William Brewster Gilbert Winslow Isaac Allerton Edmund Margesson Miles Standish Peter Brown John Alden Richard Bitteridge John Turner George Soule Francis Eaton Edward Tilly James Chilton John Tilly John Craxton Francis Cooke John Billington Thomas Rogers Joses Fletcher Thomas Tinker John Goodman John Ridgate Mr.
Norbury and her brother Francis had then already started on their journey to Italy--at least three weeks before the date at which the new hotel was to open for the reception of travellers.
In truth, Sir Francis had retired from service under the Government of India with a pension that was not adequate, in his opinion, to his services, as it certainly was not adequate to his ambitions.
In this chapter I am going to tell you about Francis Bacon, the great philosopher who lived in the times of Elizabeth and James.