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Gregory, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse 1852-1932.
Irish playwright. She was a founder and director (1904-1928) of the Abbey Theatre, for which she wrote a number of short plays, including Spreading the News (1904).
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(Biography) Lady (Isabella) Augusta (Persse). 1852–1932, Irish dramatist; a founder and director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin
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Greg•o•ry(ˈgrɛg ə ri)
Lady Augusta (Isabella Augusta Persse), 1852–1932, Irish playwright.
Greg•o•ry(ˈgrɛg ə ri)
1. Gregory I, Saint ( “Gregory the Great” ), A.D. c540–604, Italian pope 590–604.
2. Gregory VII, Saint (Hildebrand) c1020–85, Italian pope 1073–85.
3. Gregory XIII, (Ugo Buoncompagni) 1502–85, Italian pope 1572–85.
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|Noun||1.||Gregory - (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391)|
|2.||Gregory - Italian pope from 1831 to 1846; conservative in politics and theology; worked to propagate Catholicism in England and the United States (1765-1846)|
|3.||Gregory - the pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585)|
|4.||Gregory - the Italian pope from 1406 to 1415 who worked to end the Great Schism and who retired to make it possible (1327-1417)|
|5.||Gregory - the Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085)|
|6.||Gregory - (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)|
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