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Gas·par

 (găs′pär, -pər)
See Caspar.
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Gaspar

(ˈɡæspə; ˈɡæspɑː)
n
(Bible) a variant of Caspar
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Noun1.Gaspar - (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
Magi, Wise Men - (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them
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References in classic literature ?
To accompany these virtues, for such I hold them, my beauty, if I possess any, grew with my growth; and great as was the seclusion in which I lived it was not so great but that a young gentleman, Don Gaspar Gregorio by name, eldest son of a gentleman who is lord of a village near ours, contrived to find opportunities of seeing me.
They then tried to devise some scheme for rescuing Don Gaspar Gregorio from the danger in which he had been left.
"If more citizens identify with my views, and there is a will to put them into practice, I do not exclude the possibility of entering politics in the future," Gaspar wrote on Facebook.Gaspar has been known to have close links with the ruling Smer party for several years.
Lubos Valasek and Nicholas Gaspar both punched the victim repeatedly, knocking him on to the ground, where he cut his hand on a broken mug, which left him needing stitches.
Gaspar stated an argument started over a packet of cigarettes and accepted punching the victim four or five times using "fairly forceful" blows.
Abu Dhabi: The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children will open on July 2, Bobby Gaspar, professor of paediatrics and immunology at the University College of London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health in London, told the majlis of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
One of their neighbors for 20 years is Gaspar, whose family suspects that Robert had a hand in the killing by the NPA of Gaspar's brother, Teddy.
'I stood up and asked if I could be one despite me being fat,' Gaspar recounts.
Controversial French-Russian businessman Robert Gaspar has already backed out of a plan to build a massive banana plantation in Mindanao, but Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol remained confident the huge investment can still push through with or without the controversial investor.
The Russian group, represented by French-Russian businessman Robert Gaspar, is eyeing the Moro Islamic Liberation Front's (MILF) main enclave of Camp Abubakar as its plantation site, Pinol added.