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(tə-rē′sə, -zə, -rā′-), Mother
See Saint Teresa of Calcutta.


, Saint
See Saint Theresa.


(təˈriːzə) or


1. (Biography) Saint, known as Teresa of Avila. 1515–82, Spanish nun and mystic. She reformed the Carmelite order and founded 17 convents. Her writings include a spiritual autobiography and The Way to Perfection. Feast day: Oct 15
2. (Biography) Mother, original name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. 1910–97, Indian Roman Catholic missionary, born in Skopje, now in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, of Albanian parents: noted for her work among the starving in Calcutta; Nobel peace prize 1979


(təˈri sə, -zə, -ˈreɪ sə)

1. Mother (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu), 1910–97, Roman Catholic nun, born in Skopje: Nobel peace prize 1979.
2. Saint, Theresa, Saint.
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Noun1.Teresa - Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia)Teresa - Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
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Customs authorities arrested a 21-yearold Czech model Tereza Hluskova and recovered 9kgs of heroin from her possession at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore recently.
Earlier, the 21-year-old model identified as Tereza Hluskova was attempting to smuggle the heroin from Lahore to Abu Dhabi.According to the airport sources, the woman had crossed both counters of Anti-Narcotics Force before getting caught.
ISLAMABAD -- A Czech woman, identified as 21-year-old Tereza Hzulkova, was recently detained by Customs authorities as she was attempting to smuggle heroin.
Third seed Tereza Mrdeza of Croatia defeated Aleksandra Pospelova 6-4, 7-5 after fourth seed Fanni Stollar of Hungary had secured a 6-4, 6-2 win against Elena Rybakina of Russia.
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Melbourne, Australia Roman Safiullin of Russia won the boys singles title and Slovakia's Tereza Mihalikova won the girls singles title at the Australian Open on Saturday.
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Czech performance artist Tereza Buskova will stage the Corn Women project this Saturday, in which actress Zoe Simon will ride through the car park beneath the old Commercial Union building off Newcastle's Pilgrim Street to a musical accompaniment.