Barbara(redirected from Barbara (disambiguation))
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Bar·ba·ra(bär′bə-rə, -brə), Saint fl. c. ad 270.
Greek Christian whose legendary life and martyrdom formed the basis for many later works of religious art. Her feast, December 4, was dropped from the Catholic liturgical calendar in 1969.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a mnemonic word to represent a syllogistic argument in the first figure, in which there are two universal affirmative premises and a universal affirmative conclusion.See also: Logic
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.