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 (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.


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


(ˈæm broʊz)

Saint, A.D. 340?–397, bishop of Milan 374–397.
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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


[ˈæmbrəʊz] NAmbrosio
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