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Fran·cis(frăn′sĭs) Originally Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Born 1936.
Pope (since 2013). The first pope from the Americas and the first from the Southern Hemisphere, he was elected following the resignation of Benedict XVI.
1. (Biography) original name Jorge Mario Bergoglio (bɜːˈɡəʊlɪəʊ). born 1936 in Argentina, pope from 2013
2. (Biography) Dick, full name Richard Stanley Francis. 1920–2010, British thriller writer, formerly a champion jockey. His books include Dead Cert (1962), The Edge (1988), and Come to Grief (1995)
3. (Biography) Sir Philip. 1740–1818, British politician; probable author of the Letters of Junius (1769–72). He played an important part in the impeachment of Warren Hastings (1788–95)
Fran•cis(ˈfræn sɪs, ˈfrɑn-)
Dick (Richard Stanley Francis), born 1920, British novelist.