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Je·rome(jə-rōm′), Saint Originally Sophronius Eusebius Hieronymus. 340?-420?
Latin scholar who produced the Vulgate, the first scholarly Latin edition of the Bible in which each book was translated directly from its original language.
1. (Biography) Latin name Eusebius Hieronymus. ?347–?420 ad, Christian monk and scholar, whose outstanding work was the production of the Vulgate. Feast day: Sept 30
2. (Biography) Jerome K(lapka). 1859–1927, English humorous writer; author of Three Men in a Boat (1889)
Saint (Eusebius Hieronymus), A.D. c340–420, Christian ascetic and Biblical scholar: chief preparer of the Vulgate.
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|Noun||1.||Jerome - (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)|