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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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