Ignatius of Loyola(redirected from Ignacio de Loyola)
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Ignatius of Loy·o·la(loi-ō′lə), Saint 1491-1556.
Spanish ecclesiastic who founded the Society of Jesus and was a leader of the Counter Reformation.
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|Noun||1.||Ignatius of Loyola - Spaniard and Roman Catholic theologian and founder of the Society of Jesus; a leading opponent of the Reformation (1491-1556)|
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