Greek Father

Greek Father

or Greek father
n.
Any of the Church Fathers who wrote in Greek.
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He brings with him a diverse background being born to a Greek father and Scottish mother and growing up in South-West Scotland.
Nithavrianakis brings with him a diverse background being born to a Greek father and Scottish mother and growing up in South-West Scotland.
Born in 1928 to Greek father and French mother, Agnes Varda was a photographer in the 1950s.
Born in 1928 to Greek father and French mother, Varda was a photographer in the 1950s.
Mouglalis was born in Nantes to a French mother and Greek father. Until 2001, Mouglalis studied at the Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique de Paris (CNSAD).
Zafirakou, who was born in London to a Greek Cypriot mother and a Greek father, made her announcement in Alperton community school in Brent where she works as an art teacher.
DIMITRIS FROXYLIAS says his call-up for Cyprus has sparked a family civil war between his Cypriot mother and Greek father.
Greek and Bulgarian historians have long claimed that the population of Fyrom - a territory that has been, off and on, under Bulgarian control - is essentially Bulgarian, with little claim on the ancient Greek heritage, and that Cyril and Methodius, the inventors of the Cyrillic alphabet and part of Macedonia's pantheon of national heroes, were born of a Greek father and a Bulgarian mother.
I told them my Greek father was old-fashioned and strict.
STAVROS FLATLEY were a Greek father and son who reached the 2009 final with their own version of Riverdance.
1 She was born on February 11, 1969, in Sherman Oaks, California, to an American mother and a Greek father.