Anthony


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An·tho·ny

 (ăn′thə-nē), Saint ad 251?-356?
Egyptian ascetic monk considered to be the founder of Christian monasticism.

Anthony

(ˈæntənɪ)
n
(Biography) Saint. ?251–?356 ad, Egyptian hermit, commonly regarded as the founder of Christian monasticism. Feast day: Jan 17

An•tho•ny

(ˈæn tə ni, -θə- for 1,2; ˈæn θə ni for 3 )

n.
1. Mark, Antony, Mark.
2. Saint, A.D. 251?–356?, Egyptian hermit: founder of Christian monasticism.
3. Susan Brownell, 1820–1906, U.S. reformer and suffragist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Anthony - Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic warsAnthony - Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
2.Anthony - United States suffragist (1820-1906)Anthony - United States suffragist (1820-1906)
Translations
أنتوني
Antonín
Anton
Anttoni
Antal
アンソニー
Anton
AntekAntoni
Anton

Anthony

[ˈæntənɪ] NAntonio
References in classic literature ?
Old Anthony Rockwall, retired manufacturer and proprietor of Rockwall's Eureka Soap, looked out the library window of his Fifth Avenue mansion and grinned.
And then Anthony Rockwall, who never cared for bells, went to the door of his library and shouted "Mike
Tell my son," said Anthony to the answering menial, "to come in here before he leaves the house.
This clearly referred to Captain Anthony of the Ferndale.
So one year, in his favourite over-the-fields, back-way fashion he entered a pretty Surrey village where he met Miss Anthony.
But my simple Fyne made use of Captain Anthony for that purpose, or else I would never even have heard of the man.
Why Anthony, the driver--he is here and wishes to see you.
He had ingeniously adopted the name of Anthony, as resembling in sound the one she herself had given him in her letters.
Anthony Humm, a converted fireman, now a schoolmaster, and occasionally an itinerant preacher; and the secretary was Mr.
Anthony Humm), however unworthily, was 'first oars'
Anthony, but she spoke with a slight Italian accent, and Flambeau did not doubt that Anthony was a Norfolk version of some more Latin name.
Anthony," said Father Brown seriously, "there is no time for nonsense.