Teresa

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Te·re·sa

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

Teresa

, Saint
See Saint Theresa.
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Teresa

(təˈriːzə) or

Theresa

n
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
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Te•re•sa

(təˈri sə, -zə, -ˈreɪ sə)

n.
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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Therese
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