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Je·rome

 (jə-rōm′), Saint Originally Sophronius Eusebius Hieronymus. 340?-420?
Latin scholar who produced the Vulgate, the first scholarly Latin edition of the Bible in which each book was translated directly from its original language.
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Jerome

(dʒəˈrəʊm)
n
1. (Biography) Latin name Eusebius Hieronymus. ?347–?420 ad, Christian monk and scholar, whose outstanding work was the production of the Vulgate. Feast day: Sept 30
2. (Biography) Jerome K(lapka). 1859–1927, English humorous writer; author of Three Men in a Boat (1889)
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Je•rome

(dʒəˈroʊm)

n.
Saint (Eusebius Hieronymus), A.D. c340–420, Christian ascetic and Biblical scholar: chief preparer of the Vulgate.
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Noun1.Jerome - (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate)Jerome - (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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Translations
Jeroným
HieronymosHieronymus
Jeromos

Jerome

[dʒəˈrəʊm] NJerónimo
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Jerome

nHieronymus m
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References in classic literature ?
"The fastest horse in the stables at Gleninch was put into a dog-cart, and the coachman drove away full speed to Edinburgh to fetch the famous Doctor Jerome.
Jerome to his head servant, saying that there was no chance of his returning to the city and to his patients for some hours to come.
On my presenting myself in the bedroom, Doctor Jerome went out to speak to Mr.
He came in with Doctor Jerome, looking like a man terror-struck.
"Connaissez-vous le Proverbe:* 'Jerome, Jerome, do not roam, but turn spindles at home!'?" said Shinshin, puckering his brows and smiling.
There is young Jerome Lafirme playing at checkers upon the sofa with Leandre.
Jerome, confining himself to the Hebrew, calls this sea Jamsuf.
When all is done, divinity is best: Jerome's Bible, Faustus; view it well.
"Yes, brother Jerome, I wish that this matter be disposed of with as little scandal as may be, and yet it is needful that the example should be a public one." The Abbot spoke in Latin now, as a language which was more fitted by its age and solemnity to convey the thoughts of two high dignitaries of the order.
Jerome, which still remains to-day, as in Wiclif's time, the official version of the Roman church.
Jerome. Because we know that he always went flying light in the matter of baggage.
Jerome, and what are as transcendent as these, are on the walls of the Vatican, the Uffizii, or the Louvre, where every footman may see them; to say nothing of Nature's pictures in every street, of sunsets and sunrises every day, and the sculpture of the human body never absent.