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 (zā′vē-ər, zăv′ē-), Saint Francis 1506-1552.
Spanish Jesuit missionary. A cofounder of the Society of Jesus (1534) with Ignatius of Loyola, he established missions in Japan, Ceylon, and the East Indies.


(ˈzeɪvɪə; ˈzæv-; Spanish xaˈβjɛr)
(Biography) Saint Francis, known as the Apostle of the Indies. 1506–52, Spanish missionary, who was a founding member of the Jesuit society (1534) and later preached in Goa, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), the East Indies, and Japan. Feast day: Dec 3


(ˈzeɪ vi ər, ˈzæv i-, ˈzeɪ vyər)

Saint Francis (Francisco Javier), 1506–52, Spanish Jesuit missionary.
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Noun1.Xavier - Spanish missionary and Jesuit who establish missionaries in Japan and Ceylon and the East Indies (1506-1552)


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The Life of Xavier Lavalle(Reviewed by Rene Talland.
That I do not regret, for the mayor's wife and I are not sympathetic; but when Xavier uproots my pet araucaria and bears it across the garden into the conservatory I protest at the top of my voice.
All Meudon attended in the streets, and my Xavier, after a long time comprehending what he had done, excused himself in a thousand apologies.
And on the next day, while the mayor rebuilds his roof, her Xavier departs anew for the Aurora Borealis, there to commence his life's work.
Xavier Rabourdin fell desperately in love with Mademoiselle Celestine Leprince, then seventeen years of age, who had all the matrimonial claims of a dowry of two hundred thousand francs.
So, in her paroxysms of thwarted ambition, in the moments when her wounded vanity gave her terrible shooting pains, Celestine turned upon Xavier Rabourdin.
Unfortunately, Xavier considered the true principles of this admirable machine of civil service very little understood at the period when he began his labor of reform in 1820.
ICA-Xavier will be celebrating the 2018 Xavier Family Stallion Run at the Xavier School San Juan High School Football Field this coming Sunday, Jan.
La Salle Greenhills' 10-Under and 17-Under squads both rallied past their Xavier High School counterparts for a pair of wins in the Smart Breakdown Basketball Invitationals Cherifer Tangkad Sagad Basketball Tournament last Sunday, January 7, at the Moro Lorenzo Sports Center in Quezon City.
Appian, a leading global provider of low-code application development and BPM software, has just announced the appointment of Xavier Grimaud to the position of Regional VP for France.
A little more than 10 years later, Bruno Xavier is not just the captain of the World Cup-winning Brazilian team, but also the best player in the world.
Xavier Thomas, 45, had been missing since Saturday when he was apparently struck by the jihadists' hired van as he walked with girlfriend Christine Delcros.